Healthy Living

Healthy living … easier said than done, right? But did you know that adopting a healthy lifestyle is easier than you might think? There are many steps you can take to improve your health, prevent health problems, or take your healthy lifestyle to the next level. Learn what you can do to take the next step in your journey of healthy living.

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  • “Why do I smoke?" Quiz

    Take this quiz to gain some insight on why you smoke. Then, use that information to help you quit.

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  • Balancing Work and Caregiving

    Caring for a loved one while working outside the home can be a challenging balancing act. Talk to your employer,…

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  • Brain Training for Seniors

    A combination of brain training and healthy living can help in the fight to slow or reduce your risk of…

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  • Diet and Exercise for a Healthy Heart

    Keep your heart healthy by making healthy diet and exercise choices.

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  • Effects of Sun Exposure

    It is important to know the benefits and dangers of sun exposure.

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  • Exercise in the City

    One approach to being active is exercising outdoors. Learn how to take advantage of what your city has to offer…

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  • Food Habits Survey

    Do you have healthy food habits? Are you eating and drinking what you should be? Take this survey to find…

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  • Genetic Testing: What You Should Know

    Genetic testing checks for changes in your genes. Learn reasons to get genetic testing, as well as the benefits, risks,…

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  • Getting Help to Quit Smoking

    When quitting smoking, don’t go it alone. There is plenty of support available to help you quit.

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  • Health Guides: Health is a State of Mind and Body

    Take care of your mind and body with healthy choices for diet, exercise, and a positive outlook. It can improve…

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  • Immunizations

    A collection of resources on immunization schedules, specific vaccines and more – helping you and your family stay healthy.

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  • Keeping Your Heart Healthy

    A healthy heart is central to overall good health. Embracing a healthy lifestyle at any age can lower your risk…

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  • Kegel Exercises for Your Pelvic Muscles

    Pelvic floor muscles can weaken over time or from certain events. Learn how to strengthen these muscles and regain control…

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  • Mouth and Teeth: How to Keep Them Healthy

    Taking good care of your mouth and teeth throughout your life can help prevent problems as you age. Brush and…

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  • New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

    Start off your new year with some healthy (and realistic) goals.

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  • Passing Healthy Habits on to Your Children

    Part of your responsibility as a parent is to teach your children how to lead healthy lives. Learn how to…

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  • Preventive Services for Healthy Living

    Information about preventive services for healthy living from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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  • Take Care of Yourself Before Pregnancy

    Preconception care is very important. Here is what you need to know in order to take care of yourself before…

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  • The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke

    Secondhand smoke is especially toxic for babies, young children, and teens because their brains and bodies are still developing.

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  • The Dangers of Tanning Beds

    Indoor tanning beds damage skin and can increase the risk of skin cancer by 75% for those who use them…

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