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  • 10 Ways to Unplug from Work

    If you have a hard time powering down your phone after hours, you may be putting both your productivity and health at risk. Here's how to unplug and unwind.

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  • The Facts About Fibroids

    By age 50, up to 70 percent of white women and 90 percent of African-American women may have fibroids. Here's what you need to know about these muscular tumors in the wall of the uterus.

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  • 9 Common Eye Problems

    Regular eye exams can help your optometrist or opthalmologist spot common conditions and treat them before your vision is threatened. Here are some of the problems he or she seeks—and the therapies that relieve them.

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WELLNESS CENTER
Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
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

    The carpal tunnel is a pathway inside your wrist that carries the median nerve from your arm to your hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects your hand. Test your knowledge of carpal tunnel syndrome 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.

    Urinary incontinence means that your urine leaks out at times when you are not using the bathroom. This is a common problem for women of all ages. Learn about the risk factors you may have for UI.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Pre-diabetes means your blood sugar level is above normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. Pre-diabetes increases the risk for developing diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The good news is, with healthy lifestyle changes, you can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. Take action; watch this video to find out more about what you can do.

      Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.