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  • Pregnant or Breastfeeding? Here's How to Eat Healthy

    You’ve likely heard that a pregnant woman is "eating for two." Well, it’s true—and the same goes for moms who are breastfeeding their babies. Now, there’s national nutrition advice specific to these moms-to-be and new mothers.

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  • Supplements to Soothe Stress

    You can’t always control the world around you. But you can take steps to shift your body’s reaction. And some supplements may help take the edge off.

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  • Take Steps to Avoid Falls

    It's a common theme in physical comedy, but taking a tumble is no laughing matter—espeically for older adults. Here's how to avoid accidental falls.

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WELLNESS CENTER
Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    True or false: Studies suggest that people who consume lots of antioxidants (vitamin C, vitamin A, and carotenoids) from food sources have a lower cancer risk.

    This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.

    Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who have a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.

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      A pressure injury is a sore that results from the death of the skin and its underlying tissue in areas of the body that receive pressure. This occurs when a patient sits or lies still for long periods. This video describes how pressure injuries develop, what treatment is available, and how they can be prevented.