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Vaccines

Vaccination is a way to trigger the body’s immune response without becoming sick. The vaccine contains weak or dead organisms that usually do not cause illness. The body is able to destroy the pathogen in the vaccine and produce memory cells. When the body develops immunity to a specific pathogen,...


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Health Tip of the Day

How to Beat Serious Stress

Avoid unnecessary changes in your life.  Quiet your mind. Keep in the present. The present is seldom as stressful as an imagined future. Courageously and aggressively face the stressor. Take inventory of your coping responses. Take action -- action is a powerful stress-reducer. Take time out to relax.

Healthy Living

Stress Management
If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

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Healthy Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is an exciting time for parents-to-be. You want to know as much as you can about your developing baby and how your actions will affect his health. Use this information to help you make informed decisions from conception through delivery.

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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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