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  • 8 Tips for a Healthy Winter

    Winter can be the season for seeking refuge in a package of cookies or savoring a bowl of vegetable soup. It can be a time for hibernating or for taking a refreshing walk in your coziest jacket. The choice is yours.

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  • What Is That Rash?

    Bumps and itchiness and redness, oh my! Discovering a rash on your skin can be alarming. Learn what it could be, and how to find relief.

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  • 'Tis the Season for Safety

    The holidays are full of joy and excitement, especially for children. But they are also a busy time for emergency departments. Take steps to make sure your family is home for the holidays, not at the hospital.

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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.
Orthopedics
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
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

    Learn more about impotence by taking this multiple-choice quiz.

    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.

    Urinary incontinence means that your urine leaks out at times when you are not using the bathroom. This is a common problem for women of all ages. Learn about the risk factors you may have for UI.

      MULTIMEDIA

      A peak flow meter for asthma is like a thermometer for a fever - it helps you monitor what's going on inside your lungs by measuring airflow out of the lungs. The meter can tell you if your airways are narrowing well before asthma symptoms begin. Learn how to use a peak flow meter, how to find your "personal best," and how to set your peak flow zones.

      Peak flow measurement is a procedure that records the amount of air flowing out of your lungs. Peak flow can be measured with either a spirometer or a peak flow meter.

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