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  • Push Past a Weight-Loss Plateau

    If you want to lose weight successfully, slow and steady progress is your best bet. But after 6 months of making steady progress, weight loss often stalls. Here's what you can do to get past the plateau and keep moving forward.

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  • Control Your Risk for Atrial Fibrillation

    Unfortunately, you can’t control risk factors for atrial fibrillation like your sex or your age. But everyone can take charge of their risk by maintaining some healthy habits.

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  • Water Safety 101

    Every year, thousands of Americans are injured or killed in boating and swimming accidents. You can protect yourself and your family from such accidents by following these guidelines.

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WELLNESS CENTER
Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
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

    Just because a medicine is available without a prescription doesn't mean it's safe to take. Take this quiz and learn the ins and outs of OTC medicines.

    It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.

    Crohn’s disease is one of a group of diseases known as inflammatory bowel diseases. Your risk of getting Crohn’s may be tied to family or to your environment. Learn about the risks you may have by taking this assessment.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Shoulder replacement surgery removes diseased or damaged bone in the shoulder and replaces it with an artificial joint. If your arthritis pain can't be eased by other methods, you may need replacement surgery. Learn how the shoulder works and what to expect in replacement surgery.

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