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Health Library

  • Your Guide to Healthy Glucose Levels

    Your Guide to Healthy Glucose Levels

    Sugar gets a lot of guff—but the truth is, you need glucose to fuel your body’s functions. It provides power for your moving muscles, your thinking brain, and your pumping heart.

  • 14 Creative Uses for Food Scraps

    14 Creative Uses for Food Scraps

    When you think about the material clogging landfills, spoiled produce might not be what comes to mind. But in fact, more than 20 tons of wasted food winds up in the trash each year.

  • Elder Abuse: Recognize the Signs

    Elder Abuse: Recognize the Signs

    Elder abuse occurs when people ages 60 and older are mistreated by others. This can be by family members, caregivers, friends, and even strangers. Anyone can be a victim of abuse, but it is more likely to happen to those who have dementia or a disability, or who don’t have a strong social network.

Wellness Center

Why Your Healthcare Provider Tests Your Blood Sugar

In adults, a screening blood sugar test is generally used to see if your blood sugar is too high. Often adults with raised blood sugar don't have obvious symptoms of diabetes or prediabetes.

Quizzes

Dietary Fiber Quiz

You hear a lot about fiber and why you need it. But what is it? Learn more about this important part of your diet by taking this quiz.

Multimedia

Melanoma Screening

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the US. Melanoma is the least common, but the most deadly of the three skin cancer types. In this video, you'll learn who's at risk for melanoma, what to look for to help detect this cancer, and what you can do to prevent it.

Symptom Checker