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Tips for Workplace Health
Quick tips for integrating healthy habits into your work day
Living a Healthy Lifestyle
Here are some helpful web resources for advice on living healthy every day.
Improving Your Health Behaviors
Online tools to help you improve your health and health behavior and advice for getting started.
Getting Support for Healthy Living
Sometimes it can be easier to live well with help from others. Here are some helpful sites to connect with organizations and people who understand what you’re going through.
Depression: When Should You Get Help?
Depression is a common condition, especially in people with chronic illnesses. Here’s advice on recognizing the symptoms of depression and resources for finding help for you or a loved one.
Living With Pain
Learn about pain, both temporary and chronic, ways to treat pain at home, when to go to the doctor and more about palliative care.
Facts About Vitamins and Supplements
Learn the facts from trusted experts about vitamins and supplements along with tips for safe use.

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Staying Well at Work
More and more employers are offering workplace wellness programs-but do they work?
Vitamins and Supplements: Before You Dive In
Vitamins, herbs and other dietary supplements are sold as natural alternatives to pharmaceuticals and many people turn to them in an attempt to improve their health.
Do I Have to Go to the Dentist? Oral Health Starts Early
Increasingly, children are losing their baby teeth not due to the budding of their permanent teeth but to the ravages of early decay and cavities. For some parents, this is a result of a lack of understanding about the importance of oral health, even at an early age.
Small Steps to Big Health Change
We often give a chilly reception to the idea of going "cold turkey" when it comes to anything that has to do with changing behaviors and habits, even those that may be important for our health.
When Depression Is Severe
Severe depression is life threatening, so it is worth every effort you make and every resource it may take to get depression under control and make life more manageable.


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Find Good Health Care Find Good Health Care | The quality of doctors and hospitals varies. Here is information to help you find the right care. More

Pay for Your Healthcare Pay For Your Healthcare | Learn more about health insurance terms, selecting a plan, and Medicare and Medicaid. Plus, resources for help with paying for prescriptions. More

Communicate with Your Doctors Communicate With Your Doctors | Advice on how to explain your symptoms, talk to doctors and ask the right questions about tests and prescriptions. More

Organize Your Health Care Organize Your Health Care | Tips for doctors' appointments, managing health records and dealing with illness and work. More

Make Good Treatment Decisions Make Good Treatment Decisions | Treatment may involve making important decisions. Here's advice on understanding your options, including watchful waiting and getting a second opinion. More

Participate in Your Treatment Participate In Your Treatment | How to manage medical treatments at home, including medications and dealing with side effects. More

Seek Knowledge About Your Health Seek Knowledge About Your Health | Advice on understanding your risk for disease(s) and finding online health information you can trust. More

Get Preventative Health Care Get Preventative Health Care | Advice about physical check-ups, disease screening, dental exams, vaccinations and immunizations. More

Promote Your Health Promote Your Health | Information on healthy lifestyles, improving health habits and help with common concerns, such as weight loss and exercise, pain and depression. More

Plan for Your End of Life Care Plan for Your End-of-Life Care | Information on caregiving, long-term and nursing care, palliative and hospice care and advance directives. More

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