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Molds can enter the home through any type of opening, such as an open door or window, leaks in roofs, or around pipes. Households that have been exposed to moisture should be tested for the presence of mold. New homes should be constructed with appropriate measures for reducing the potential for...

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Health Tip of the Day

Tips for New Dads

  • Make a commitment. Sit down and think about your role as a parent, even before the baby arrives. Planning will reduce anxiety and help prepare you for what's coming.

  • Attend prenatal classes with your spouse. You can get a head start on your fathering assignment during these classes.

  • Seek peer support. You can learn a great deal about fatherhood by talking to other dads who are already "on the job."

  • Don't waste energy fretting if you had no father model for your own parenting. If you're determined to get it right, and willing to learn as you go, you're likely to succeed.

Healthy Living

Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Health Centers

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.

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Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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