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  • Minestrone Soup

    White beans, tomatoes, vegetables, and elbow macaroni make this hearty and healthy soup a cold weather favorite.

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  • What Do You Know About Cervical Cancer?

    January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. To learn about cervical cancer and how to prevent it, take this quiz.

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  • Crash Course on Credit

    These days, it’s more important than ever to have good credit. Banks, landlords, and even prospective employers want to see your credit score. But what exactly is credit? Put simply, your credit score shows what banks think of your ability to pay back your debts.

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WELLNESS CENTER
Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.
Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
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

    Quick-relief asthma medicine helps you during an asthma flare-up. Find out more about this important part of your asthma treatment by taking this quiz.

    Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.

    Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.

      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.

      This scan is a type of ultrasound used to assess the blood flow of the carotid arteries and diagnose carotid artery disease. These arteries are the main blood vessels carrying oxygen to the brain.

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