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

Grieving: Facing Illness, Death, and Other Losses

Grief is a person’s normal, healthy response to a loss. It is different for everyone and includes both emotional and…

Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease

Depression is very common among people who have Alzheimer dementia. They may become depressed when their memory and ability to…

Post-traumatic Stress After a Traffic Accident

Learn about post-traumatic stress after a car accident and how your doctor can help you deal with it

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Exercise and Fitness

Exercise and Seniors

Exercise is an important part of everyday senior health. It offers many benefits that will help you live a longer,…

Weight-Training and Weight-Lifting Safety

Your form is a critical part of lifting weights. Your goal should be to lift the appropriate amount of weight…

Weight Issues in Children

Learn how to teach your child healthy habits to prevent weight problems or to help your child lose weight.

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Food and Nutrition

Cholesterol and Your Child

High cholesterol can start as early as childhood. Eat healthy, exercise and have your child tested if there’s a family…

Nutrition Tips for Kids

Diet and nutrition help our children live a healthy life and avoid chronic diseases. Use these tips to help your…

Glycemic Index and Your Diet

The glycemic index measures how fast the carbohydrates in a food will make your blood sugar rise. The goal is…

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Sex and Birth Control

Adolescents and Young Adults: Getting the Preventive Services You Need

Get an early start on good lifelong health by learning about the services and advice your family doctor can provide…

Sexuality in Older Adults

As you age, your sexual health will change. But growing older doesn't have to mean the end of sex. You…

Sex: Making the Right Decision

Information for teens about deciding whether your ready to have sex, how to deal with peer pressure, and how to…

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Staying Healthy

Texting and Driving

Texting and driving is a chronic problem at any age that can lead to serious injury and even death.

Infant CPR/Choking

Anyone who is spends time with babies should know how to perform infant CPR—and when it’s appropriate to perform CPR…

Atypical Moles

Atypical moles are not cancerous, but resemble melanoma. They appear in various shades of brown and have an irregular shape…

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