• Women: Take This Risk to Heart

    For years, women thought hormone therapy (HT) would protect them from heart trouble. But heart attacks can and do occur at any age. Plus, we now know that HT may actually raise the risk for heart disease in some women.

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  • Add Some Pumpkin Spice to Your Workout

    Want to add some fun, fall flavor to your exercise routine? Instead of pumping iron to build muscle strength, try lifting a pumpkin.

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  • Preventing Cancer: What You Need to Know

    Don’t smoke. Wear sunscreen. You know the cancer prevention drill, right? Maybe not. Research shows that many people don’t know about other lifestyle factors that can affect their risk of developing the disease—including these three.

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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

    Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common mental affecting millions of children.

    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.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Heart failure is when your heart can’t pump enough blood to meet your body’s needs. Learn about the different types of heart failure, and the treatments that can help you manage it.