• Get the Facts on Dehydration

    Did you know that 50% to 60% of your body weight comes from water? It's needed to keep your body healthy and working well. So, even mild dehydration can cause problems.

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  • The Truth About Triglycerides

    You’ve probably had your blood tested for cholesterol by your healthcare provider. One of the things this test measures is your triglycerides, the most common type of fat in your body. This can tell your provider a lot about your health.

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  • When Food Makes You Sick

    Each year, millions of Americans get food poisoning, caused by bacteria or viruses in food. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.

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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
Nutrition

Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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.

Children's Health

You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.

    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Radon is a gas that you can't see or smell, but is present in nearly all the air around us. Everyone breathes in radon every day, usually at low levels. People who inhale high levels of radon are at increased risk for developing lung cancer. Radon is a problem in homes in which higher concentrations collect. Find out more about radon by taking this quiz.

    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.

    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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      Myasthenia gravis is a disease of the central nervous system characterized by sporadic muscular fatigue and weakness. It occurs chiefly in the muscles of swallowing and chewing, as well as the muscles of the eyes, face, and neck. This video explores possible causes of this disease, as well as available treatments.