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  • Men and Mental Health

    Mental illness can cause different symptoms in men than in women. This can make some disorders harder to recognize. Men can express depression as anger or irritability. Learn how men can best cope with mental health issues.

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  • Celiac Facts

    Take the quiz to find out more about this underdiagnosed digestive disorder.

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  • Quick Tips for Quality Family Time

    Get back to the basics. Skip the complicated task of scheduling "quality time." Make sure all family time is quality. 

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  • Skin Cancer on the Rise

    Melanoma is the rarest form of skin cancer. But researchers say the risk for it is growing.

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WELLNESS CENTER
Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
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

    Older adults often suffer from depression needlessly because they fail to recognize its signs or are reluctant to talk with their doctor about it.

    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

      Certain changes and discomforts occur during pregnancy - and are perfectly normal. Some of these changes include backache, frequent urination, and constipation. This video describes typical changes, how to safely relieve your discomfort, and what circumstances require a visit to your doctor.

      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.