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  • Vaping and E-Cigarettes

    E-cigarettes are an electronic nicotine delivery system. When you smoke e-cigarettes, you avoid inhaling burning tobacco and its toxic byproducts, but you are still taking in addictive nicotine. More research is needed to fully explore the dangers of e-cigarettes.

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  • Heart Disease Prevention Quiz

    Do you know what range is considered high blood pressure? How much exercise is enough to prevent heart disease? Learn how you can help prevent heart disease by taking this quiz.

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  • For Adults: To Nap or Not to Nap

    Setting aside enough time for sleep probably isn’t on your daily to-do list. Like many people, you may struggle for shut-eye. In fact, 3 out of 10 adults in the U.S. get an average of 6 or fewer hours of sleep a night. 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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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.
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

    Smoking is the main cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a serious, debilitating and often fatal illness. Take this quiz to find out more about COPD and how to prevent 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.

    Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Continuous positive airway pressure is a common treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. This video shows how CPAP works and how it helps you breathe better.

      This procedure helps diagnose and treat certain conditions affecting the liver, gallbladder, bile duct, and pancreas.

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