• Want to Help Your Heart? Read Food Labels

    The average American takes in too little fiber, calcium, and essential vitamins, and too much fat, sugar, and sodium. So do your heart a favor: Fix shortcomings in your diet by scanning both sides of food packages when you shop.

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  • Practicing Yoga May Help You Manage Blood Sugar

    Yoga can help reduce stress, boost mental well-being, and improve strength, flexibility, and balance. A recent study found that it may have another benefit: helping people with diabetes manage their blood sugar.

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  • How to Choose Safe Toys

    Toy-related injuries send tens of thousands of children to the emergency room each year. These suggestions can help you make the right choice when selecting a birthday or holiday gift for children.

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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
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.

Women's Health

Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Find out how much you know about the newest dietary guidelines and how they differ from the old food pyramid.

    Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.

    Most people get an occasional bout of heartburn—that burning feeling in the chest about a half-hour after eating. But if you get it often, you may have GERD.

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      Stones in the gallbladder can cause painful symptoms and put you at risk of other problems. See how the stones form, and why you may need surgery to remove the gland.