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The Connection Between Stress and Pain

Stress and chronic pain have a complex relationship. Living with pain day after day can be stressful—and stress can make chronic pain even worse.

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself As You Age

While no one wants to think about going it alone as they age, you should be prepared in case you find yourself in that situation. Asking yourself four questions can help you make sure you’re prepared for the future.

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Furniture Falls Can Hurt Kids

Even the most safety-conscious parents may miss this danger to children—a piece of furniture, a television, or an appliance tipping over when a child is climbing on it or another child pushes it over.

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WELLNESS CENTER
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
Orthopedics
Orthopedics
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
Women's Health
Women's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    How important is it to draw up a living will? Take this quiz and find out.

    Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.

    Having a baby is a life-changing event, so it’s completely normal to feel a bit overwhelmed. However, if your spirits are down despite your new bundle of joy, it may be a sign of postpartum depression. Take our online assessment to help determine your risk.

      MULTIMEDIA

      This procedure, a common type of open heart surgery, is one way to treat blockages in the arteries of the heart. Watch the video and learn about the surgery and what you can expect during recovery and rehabilitation.

      Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.