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  • For a Good Night's Sleep, What You Do During the Day Matters

    If you’re having sleep problems, you’re not alone. One recent study found about 40% of the population reports troubled slumber. What you do at night matters, but you can start prepping for bedtime even earlier.

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  • Gender Counts When It Comes to Heart Attacks

    All may be fair in love and war, but the same can’t be said for matters of the heart. A heart attack—when blood doesn’t reach part of the heart muscle—is a medical emergency, but its symptoms vary from person to person.

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  • Learn to Calculate Your BMI

    While body mass index (BMI) isn't a perfect measure, it gives a fairly good idea of how much of your body is fat. Here's how to determine your BMI and what it might mean for your health.

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WELLNESS CENTER
Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.
Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Repetitive-stress injuries (RSIs) can be painful and debilitating, causing damage to tendons, ligaments, nerves, and muscles over time. Also called repetitive motion syndromes, RSIs can affect almost any part of the body. Test your knowledge of RSIs by taking this multiple-choice quiz.

    There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking today?

    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Determine your risk for developing CAD using this assessment tool.

      MULTIMEDIA

      This video shows how to take care of your newborn's umbilical cord until it falls off.