• To Nap or Not to Nap?

    Like many people, you may struggle for shut-eye. Daytime napping may seem like a good way to get back some of that lost slumber. But you may be dozing at your own risk.

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  • Untangling Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted veins that often occur in the legs. They can be uncomfortable, but are they serious? And what can you do about them?

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  • How to Handle a Child's Tick Bite

    A bite from a tick can be scary. After all, they can cause Lyme disease and other health problems. But by staying calm and knowing some basic first aid, you can help your child overcome the fear and stress of a bite.

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COVID-19 Resource Center

Information about COVID-19 continues to evolve. Learn how you can keep you and your family safe as this infectious disease continues to circulate. You'll find details about symptoms, treatment, and prevention, including vaccines.

WELLNESS CENTER
Mental Health
Mental Health

Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Heart Disease
Heart Disease

Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

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

    True or false: Antidepressants may cause low blood pressure?

    BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

    Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women (other than skin cancer). The American Cancer Society reports the breast cancer death rate is declining, probably because of earlier detection and improved treatment. This short assessment will help you determine if you have major risk factors for breast cancer.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) causes numbness and pain in the hands and arms. Certain sports and types of jobs can make it worse. Learn how CTS develops and what you can do to prevent it.