Exercise: 7 Benefits of Regular Physical Activity

Want to feel better, have more energy and perhaps even live longer? Look no further than exercise. The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. And the benefits of exercise are yours for the taking, regardless of your age, sex or physical ability. Need more convincing to exercise? Check out […]

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Diet and Exercise Tips

Proper diet and exercise are the mainstays for a healthy lifestyle, although many Americans turn to costly fad diets and exercise programs that fail to provide weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. The basic tenets to gradual weight loss and good health include developing healthy eating habits and increasing daily physical activity. Read More

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CDC- Family Health

It’s time to take charge of your health! Schedule an appointment with your health care provider to discuss what screenings and exams you need and when you need them. Below are resources to help you and your health care provider determine what health services and screenings are best for you. http://www.cdc.gov/family/checkup/

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Men: Stay Healthy at Any Age

Use the information in this pamphlet to help you stay healthy. Learn about which screening tests to get, whether you need medicines to prevent diseases, and steps you can take for good health. Read the Pamphlet

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A Lifetime of Good Health- Your Guide to Staying Healthy

Established in 1991, the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) is part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health within HHS. OWH wrote and produced this guide. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of all U.S. women and girls. We lead and coordinate the efforts of all the HHS agencies and […]

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Prevention Institute- Health Equity and Prevention Primer

Health inequities are more than disparities or differences in health and safety outcomes. Inequity describes unfairness and the systematic nature of disparities. The Health Equity and Prevention Primer (HEPP) serves as a web-based training series for public health practitioners and advocates interested in policy advocacy, community change, and multi-sector engagement to achieve health equity. The […]

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Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion- Health Equity

One of the primary goals of CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) is to achieve health equity by eliminating health disparities and achieving optimal health for all Americans. NCCDPHP addresses health equity through its programs, research, tools and resources, and leadership. Read More

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Optimal Aging and Longevity

Preventive Gerontology is the basis for Optimal Aging. Instead of letting our bodies age away, we believe in the concept of “Preventive Gerontology”. This is the study and practice of those elements of lifestyle, environment, and health care management that will provide the maximal longevity of highest quality for individuals. Read More

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Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care

Each child and family is unique; therefore, these Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care are designed for the care of children who are receiving competent parenting, have no manifestations of any important health problems, and are growing and developing in satisfactory fashion. Additional visits may become necessary if circumstances suggest variations from normal. Developmental, psychosocial, […]

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