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  • 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
Stress Management

If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

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.

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 asthma basics with this quiz.

    When you are trying to have a baby, fertile times are an important factor. Use this information about your cycles to help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.

    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.

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      Here is how to use a cane.