Prevention and Wellness

Learn to make healthy lifestyle choices for you and your family with information on nutrition, exercise, occupational health and preventive services.

Emotional Well-Being

Video: How to Help Your Kids Deal With Bullies

Bullies use power, strength or popularity to hurt others, emotionally or physically. And while you can’t be with your child all the time, there are ways you can help. If your child encounters a bully, tell them to get to a safe place, and

Talking to Your Doctor About Your Mental Health

Talking about mental illness can be hard. There is a stigma that surrounds mental health and mental illness. It can prevent people from getting the support and help they need. But mental illness is a common problem. In fact, about 1 in 5 people will

Understanding Your Teen's Emotional Health

The teenage years can be confusing and emotional for kids. Learn how you can support them during as they discover…

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Exercise and Fitness

Video: Preventing and Treating Concussions

Concussions can happen to anyone, during any physical activity. And you don’t have to get hit in the head or lose consciousness to have a concussion. If you suspect a concussion, don’t let your child return to the game until they’ve been

Sports and Exercise at Every Age

A lifelong exercise program helps us live and thrive into old age. There is a place for exercise at every…

Lifestyle Changes to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, you can help lower it by cutting back on salt in your diet, exercising,…

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Food and Nutrition

Lifestyle Changes to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, you can help lower it by cutting back on salt in your diet, exercising,…

Ideal Weight and BMI

BMI (body mass index) estimates body fat and is used as a way to measure if your weight is healthy…

Low-Calorie Diets

Eating fewer calories or exercising to burn off calories typically results in weight loss.

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Sex and Birth Control

Importance of Sexual Health

Being in good sexual health means you are well informed, careful, and respectful to yourself and others.

Common Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

STIs are infections spread by sexual contact. They are very common, and many can be cured. The best way to…

Coping With an HIV Diagnosis

Receiving an HIV diagnosis can be frightening. Remember that HIV is manageable and can be treated with medicines.

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Staying Healthy

Video: Preventing Shingles

If you’ve had chickenpox, you’re at risk for getting shingles, a very painful and potentially debilitating disease. Nearly one in three Americans will get shingles, and older adults are more at risk. But adults age 50 and older can get protection from shingles

Video: Keeping Your Family Healthy During Flu Season

Flu season may not be here yet, but there are preventive measures you can take now. Always wash your hands with soap and water; cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve, not your hands; eat well and get plenty of rest.  And most important, before

Video: Preventing and Treating Concussions

Concussions can happen to anyone, during any physical activity. And you don’t have to get hit in the head or lose consciousness to have a concussion. If you suspect a concussion, don’t let your child return to the game until they’ve been

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