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  • Blood Pressure Quiz

    Can hot weather or air pollution affect your blood pressure?  Does high blood pressure have symptoms? Find out what you know about high blood pressure or hypertension.

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  • Enriching Your Mental Health

    Put your mental health on top of your "to do" list everyday. Follow these strategies to help keep your mental health in peak condition.

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  • Teriyaki Chicken and Mango Salad

    Start with chicken marinaded in soy, honey, garlic, and ginger. Grill the chicken and add it to greens and mangoes for a refreshing, healthy lunch or dinner.

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  • High Blood Pressure and Children

    You may think high blood pressure only affects adults. But it can strike children, too, especially if they are overweight or obese.

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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

    An excess of cholesterol can build up in the arteries, narrowing them and slowing or blocking blood flow to the heart. Take this quiz to learn more about cholesterol and its role in your health.

    Your target heart rate is the range at which sustained physical activity - running, cycling, swimming laps, or any other aerobic exercise - is considered safe and effective.

    Recognizing the symptoms of stress in your life is one step toward managing it. This assessment will help you learn your particular stress symptoms.

      MULTIMEDIA

      A seizure is caused by abnormal signals in the brain. One type of generalized seizure is the petit mal or absence seizure. A person having this type of seizure has only brief breaks of consciousness that may not be noticed. This video explains how a petit mal seizure occurs and what treatments are available.

      Rotating shift work is becoming more common, but new research says that it may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And the longer you work a rotating shift, the greater your risk.