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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.

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

    Answer this one: The STD chlamydia is a bacterium that is transmitted through intimate physical contact. What's the most common means of transmission?

    When you are trying to have a baby, fertile times are an important factor. Use this information about your cycles to help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.

    The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.

      MULTIMEDIA

      A pacemaker is a small device that helps the heart beat normally. See how it’s put in the chest, and how it uses electrical signals to keep the heart on track.

      An electrophysiological study tests the heart's electrical system. A small, plastic catheter is inserted through a vein in the groin and is threaded into the heart.