Health Library

  • To Nap or Not to Nap?

    Like many people, you may struggle for shut-eye. Daytime napping may seem like a good way to get back some of that lost slumber. But you may be dozing at your own risk.

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  • Untangling Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted veins that often occur in the legs. They can be uncomfortable, but are they serious? And what can you do about them?

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  • How to Handle a Child's Tick Bite

    A bite from a tick can be scary. After all, they can cause Lyme disease and other health problems. But by staying calm and knowing some basic first aid, you can help your child overcome the fear and stress of a bite.

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COVID-19 Resource Center

Information about COVID-19 continues to evolve. Learn how you can keep you and your family safe as this infectious disease continues to circulate. You'll find details about symptoms, treatment, and prevention, including vaccines.

WELLNESS CENTER
Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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.

Older Adults

Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    Lupus is an autoimmune disorder that can range from mild to severe. It affects more than 1 million Americans, most of whom are women. Find out more about this autoimmune disease by taking the following quiz.

    There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking today?

    Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for this type of cancer.

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      Your heart rate, breathing or respiratory rate, blood pressure, and temperature are known as your vital signs. Measuring your vital signs helps your healthcare provider assess your basic bodily functions.