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  • 5 Ways to Manage Blood Pressure—Without Medication

    High blood pressure is common but dangerous—it increases your risk for heart disease and stroke. The good news is that there are lifestyle changes you can make to keep your numbers under control.

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  • Avoid Running into Injuries

    Running can be tough on your body—each year up to 70% of runners develop injuries. But by following a few training suggestions, you can help keep many injuries at bay.

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  • Unwrap the Gift of Toy Safety

    Each year thousands of children suffer injuries from toys severe enough to be treated in a hospital emergency room. Your challenge is to find toys that your children will enjoy and that you know are safe.

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WELLNESS CENTER
Cholesterol
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.
Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
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
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

    The kidney's main job is to get rid of excess fluid and waste material in your blood. A person with kidney failure needs dialysis or a kidney transplant to survive. Learn more about dialysis by taking this 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?

    Too much stress can affect both your emotional and physical health. This assessment will help you identify your life "stressors."

      MULTIMEDIA

      Flexible sigmoidoscopy is a common procedure. It is used to check the health of the lower part of the colon. It can show your doctor what’s causing problems with your bowel movements, or causing bloody stool, belly pain, or weight loss. This video will show you how it’s done.

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