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  • Worn Out!

    See how osteoarthritis eats away at the protective cushioning in the knee, causing pain, swelling, and stiffness. And learn how a knee replacement can renew your quality of life.

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  • What Do You Know About the Healing Arts?

    Test your knowledge of complementary and alternative medicine.  

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  • When Your Partner Is Abusive

    An abusive relationship often starts slowly. Violence includes threats and physical harm, but also psychological and emotional abuse. The latter are harder to recognize, especially at first.

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Wellness Center
Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.
Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.
Children's Health
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
    Interactive Tools

    True or false: The most serious effects of lead exposure in children are vomiting and weight loss? Learn the answer by taking the Lead Safety Quiz.

    The more active you are, the more calories you burn. Running or jogging, for instance, burns more calories than bowling.

    This assessment is valid for women between the ages of 21 and 69 who have had sexual intercourse at least once and who have not had a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix.

      Multimedia

      Recently updated to focus on patients diagnosed when an adult. Updated animations of blood glucose and insulin interaction provide a better understanding of Type 1 diabetes. Explains how Type 1 Diabetes cannot be prevented and helps patients learn how to manage the condition. Covers common risk factors, as well as treatment options and side effects. Also available in Spanish.

      Rotating shift work is becoming more common, but new research says that it may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And the longer you work a rotating shift, the greater your risk.