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  • Why You Need to Stop Doomscrolling

    Social media, health experts, and others have been using a new term for being drawn to disaster online: doomscrolling. The experience can make you feel anxious, sad, and uncertain about the future. Here's how to break the cycle.

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  • Check Your COPD Knowledge

    Smoking is the main cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a serious illness that makes breathing difficult. Take this quiz to find out more about COPD and how to prevent it.

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  • Keeping That New Job

    You can become an indispensable member of the team in several ways. Here’s how to show your boss that you are worthy of your new job.

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  • Tune Up Your Concentration Skills

    We all need to concentrate--to prevent traffic accidents, to remember important information. But with so many distractions, it's tough to stay focused.

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  • What Are Screening Tests?

    A screening test helps your healthcare provider look for health problems or diseases before you have symptoms. Find out more about screening tests for common diseases.

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WELLNESS CENTER
Cholesterol
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    You’ve been vowing to get more exercise, so why not pump up the tires and head out on your bike? Better yet, get the family out with you, and everyone benefits.

    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.

    Endometriosis is a common condition among women. It affects about 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Find out if you're at risk for it.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Atrial fibrillation is when the upper chambers of the heart don’t pump normally. Learn what happens in the heart, and how it can be managed.

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