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Health Topics

Learn more about each topic to help you live, feel, and be Better Every Day.

Well-being information and resources by topic area. 

 

Flu Prevention

Everyone–even healthy adults–needs their annual flu shot to help stop the spread of this highly contagious (and potentially dangerous) respiratory illness.

Stress Management

The power to manage stress is inside you. Learn to activate your natural relaxation response, so you can reduce stress hormones, slow heart rate, lower blood pressure, and release muscle tension. Increase your energy, focus, and productivity. Feel calmer, less stiff, and able to address stressful situations.

Physical Activity

Stop thinking about physical activity as just a trip to the gym— There are thousands of ways to get movement into your day so that you enjoy the activity and you reap in the benefits of movement.

Healthy Eating

Healthy eating starts with healthy food choices and healthy food choices can be as simple as adding more color to your plate.  Start to eat better and feel better today by making smart choices that create healthy eating habits you enjoy. 

Blood Pressure

Hypertension is known as the silent killer because there are often no outward symptoms or warning signs. The only way to know if you have high blood pressure is to have yourself tested regularly. If you do have high blood pressure, it’s important to speak with your physician.

Weight Management

Being overweight increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.  However, reducing your BMI (Body Mass Index) if you are overweight not only reduces your risk significantly, but can also help you to feel better and more energized every day.    

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