Quit Smoking

Smoking isn’t good for you. This is not news to anybody, but why exactly is it bad?  Smoking just one cigarette brings thousands of harmful chemical substances in contact with the body’s cells. These chemicals cause damage to numerous portions of the body with every puff. It is...

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Lung Cancer Screening

More people in the United States die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. Most people who develop lung cancer (more than 8 in 10) get it from smoking. If you currently smoke, the best way to lower your risk of developing lung cancer is to quit.  If you are interested in reading...

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Get Active

The Basics: Overview Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health! Physical activity is anything that gets your body moving. The ultimate goal is that you aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity each week, or thirty minutes each day. In addition to this...

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Get Screened

The Basics: Overview Screenings are medical tests that doctors use to check for diseases and health conditions before there are any signs or symptoms. Screenings help find problems early on, when they may be easier to treat. Getting recommended screenings is one of the most important things you...

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Eat Healthy

The Basics: Overview Eating healthy means following a healthy eating pattern that includes a variety of nutritious foods and drinks. It also means getting the number of calories that’s right for you (not eating too much or too little). Choose a mix of healthy foods. There are lots of healthy...

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