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  • Emotional Labor and How it Affects Your Health

    Some jobs are more emotionally stressful. This can affect your physical health.

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  • Changing Your Cravings for "Bad" Foods

    It’s possible to change unhealthy food cravings with planning and substitutions.

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  • Texting and Driving

    Texting while driving can lead to serious consequences, even death.

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  • Self-management: Taking Charge of Your Health

    One of the best ways to cope with a chronic illness is to take part in managing it. This can…

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  • Getting Motivated to Work Out

    The hardest part of exercising is getting started. Learn tips to get you motivated.

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  • Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

    The holidays are one of our favorite times to eat. Here are tips that can help you eat healthy during…

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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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  • Work-life Balance

    Achieve work-life balance with a plan and reduce your stress.

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  • Nutrition Tips for Kids

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

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  • Physical Activity: Creating a Family Plan

    Participating in physical activity as a family can be fun and provide many health benefits.

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  • Tips for Healthy Children and Families

    By working together as a family to eat well and stay active, you can help your children build healthy habits…

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  • Men’s Guide to Preventive Health Care

    Men need to take charge of their health to prevent certain issues and injuries. Follow these tips to help live…

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  • Why Exercise?

    Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise prevents health problems, builds strength, boosts energy, and can help…

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  • The Exercise Habit

    If you want to commit to exercising, choose an activity you like to do. Schedule it as part of your…

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  • Exercise: How To Get Started

    A good goal is to work up to exercising 5 times a week for 30 to 60 minutes at a…

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  • What You Should Know Before You Start A Weight-loss Plan

    Learn about the different factors that can affect your efforts to lose weight. Talk to your doctor before you start…

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  • What You Can Do to Maintain Your Health

    A lot of factors play a role in staying healthy. Good health can decrease your risk of certain conditions. Learn…

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  • Healthy Ways to Gain Weight If You’re Underweight

    Being underweight can cause health problems. With a balanced approach, there are many ways to gain and maintain a healthy…

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  • Nutrition for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know About Fad Diets

    A fad diet is a stylish weight-loss plan that promises dramatic results. Typically, these diets are not healthy and don't…

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  • Nutrition: Tips for Improving Your Health

    Good nutrition is one of the keys to a healthy life. Learn how to improve your health with tips for…

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