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Lyme Disease

If you have any of these symptoms, consult your physician. To prevent Lyme disease, check yourself often for ticks if you have been in an area where deer ticks may be, and remove them promptly. If you live in an area where Lyme disease is prevalent, consult your doctor about ways to reduce your risk...


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Health Tip of the Day

Learn How to Relax

  • Make a commitment to relax each day, even if it's only for a few minutes.

  • Choose relaxation activities that allow you to forget everything except what you are doing.

  • If every minute of your day is accounted for, rework your schedule so you can enjoy at least a few moments of relaxation.

  • Before going to bed, spend a few minutes clearing your mind of the day's events. When you go to bed relaxed, you'll sleep better.

  • Learn to say no to outside demands and start to do less.

  • Plan leisure activities in advance. Make a date with a friend that you'll be sure to keep.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

Health Centers

Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

Your Family

Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

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