WELLNESS CENTER
Cholesterol

There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

Children's Health

You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.

    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    It has been more than 40 years since singer/songwriter Woody Guthrie died of Huntington disease. He had been misdiagnosed for years—he'd even been labeled an alcoholic. Since that time, much as been learned about HD.

    The body mass index is a measure of a person's body fat. In children and teens, the index is used to find out if a child is too thin, too heavy, or at risk of becoming too heavy.

    Endometriosis is a common condition among women. It affects about 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Find out if you're at risk for it.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Obesity is not just a “weight problem.” Obesity is a long-term disease that can cause serious health problems. It can affect both adults and children. Watch and learn what obesity is and the steps you can take to get to a healthy weight.