Prevention and Wellness

Learn to make healthy lifestyle choices for you and your family with information on nutrition, exercise, occupational health and preventive services.

Emotional Well-Being

Talking to Your Doctor About Your Mental Health

Talking about mental illness can be hard. There is a stigma that surrounds mental health and mental illness. It can prevent people from getting the support and help they need. But mental illness is a common problem. In fact, about 1 in 5 people will

Teen Suicide

Teen suicide is an act often caused by depression. Talk and watch your teen to detect signs of the disorder…

Dealing with Divorce

Divorce is hard. It’s even harder for you if you have kids. Here’s how to make it a little bit…

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Exercise and Fitness

Concussions in Kids

Concussions in kids need to be taken seriously. Here’s everything you need to know about this traumatic brain injury.

Video: Preventing and Treating Concussions

Concussions can happen to anyone, during any physical activity. And you don’t have to get hit in the head or lose consciousness to have a concussion. If you suspect a concussion, don’t let your child return to the game until they’ve been

Sports and Exercise at Every Age

A lifelong exercise program helps us live and thrive into old age. There is a place for exercise at every…

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Food and Nutrition

Lifestyle Changes to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, you can help lower it by cutting back on salt in your diet, exercising,…

Ideal Weight and BMI

BMI (body mass index) estimates body fat and is used as a way to measure if your weight is healthy…

Low-Calorie Diets

Eating fewer calories or exercising to burn off calories typically results in weight loss.

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Sex and Birth Control

Adolescents and Young Adults: Getting the Preventive Services You Need

Get an early start on good lifelong health by learning about the services and advice your family doctor can provide…

Importance of Sexual Health

Being in good sexual health means you are well informed, careful, and respectful to yourself and others.

Common Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

STIs are infections spread by sexual . They are very common, and many can be cured. The best way to…

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Staying Healthy

International Travel: Tips for Staying Healthy

International travel has its share of health and safety challenges. Talk to your doctor about the area you are visiting…

Accessing Your Community’s Social Services

Sometimes, life’s challenges force us to seek help. Whether it’s illness, joblessness, homelessness, or natural disasters, social service agencies can help. There are government and charitable agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. They are designed to provide medical and financial

Video: Preventing and Treating Concussions

Concussions can happen to anyone, during any physical activity. And you don’t have to get hit in the head or lose consciousness to have a concussion. If you suspect a concussion, don’t let your child return to the game until they’ve been

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