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  • Those with Type 2 Diabetes Can Walk Their Way to Heart Health

    Those with Type 2 Diabetes Can Walk Their Way to Heart Health

    The beauty of walking is that it’s so simple an exercise. It doesn’t require fancy equipment or a lot of skill. And it can be done just about anywhere, anytime.

  • Questions (and Answers) About Pancreatic Cancer

    Questions (and Answers) About Pancreatic Cancer

    You may not hear much about cancer of the pancreas. But in 2020, an estimated 57,600 Americans were diagnosed with this deadly disease. That’s why it’s important to know what puts you at risk, symptoms to look for, and steps you can take to combat it.

  • Seniors: Find Your Strength Inspiration

    Seniors: Find Your Strength Inspiration

    Strength training. It’s something we know we’re supposed to do, but it can be so easy ignore. After all, gyms are intimidating—especially for older adults—and not everyone is motivated by the thought of bigger, stronger muscles.

Wellness Center

It’s Snow Fun: Skiing and Snowboarding

Snow sports can give you an excellent workout. They are cardio, so they work your heart and lungs, but they also strengthen your bones.

Quizzes

Swimming Quiz

Water workouts are easier on joints because of water's buoyancy. By how much does water reduce the body's weight?

Multimedia

Step-by-Step: Sitting with a Walker (Weight Bearing)

Here is how to safely sit down with a walker.

Symptom Checker