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Allergies

There are many types of allergies, such as skin and food allergies, and many different types of allergic reactions, which can range from skin rash to vomiting and diarrhea.


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Health Tip of the Day

Tips for a Trimmer You

  • Eat plenty of high-fiber, complex carbohydrates, such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains.

  • Limit high-calorie, high-fat foods, such as potato chips, cakes, cheese, fried foods and whole-fat dairy foods.

  • Exercise for 30 to 60 minutes most days of the week.

  • Examine your eating habits to identify problem areas, such as high-fat snacking or having second helpings.

  • Take healthful snacks to work.

  • Don't crash-diet; the faster your weight comes off, the faster it will return.

 

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

Health Centers

Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

Your Family

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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