Wellness Information

What is a nurse practitioner?

What is a nurse practitioner? Learn how these unique experts can improve your health care experience.

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Protein basics: Benefits of protein and how much you need

You may have heard about the benefits of protein, but you may not be quite sure what it is or why protein is important. Here’s what you should know.

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Save a life: Become an organ donor

Registering to become an organ donor is a remarkable, generous and major decision that could save or enhance someone else’s life.

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Preparing for a wellness visit

Preparing for a wellness visit can be pretty simple, as long as you know what to expect.

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How to quit smoking — and never look back

There’s no one foolproof plan for how to quit smoking. But by taking the first step, you’ll drastically improve your health and live a longer life.

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Mammograms: Top 10 reasons you might be avoiding them

The number of women receiving mammograms is on the decline. This article addresses 10 of the most common reasons — and why you should get screened.

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Getting smart about colon cancer

Colon cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer, but it’s also one of the most preventable. Learn about how to reduce your risk.

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5 ways to improve your joint health

Finding ways to maximize joint health helps keep your joints strong, healthy and pain-free.

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How many hours of sleep do you really need?

Here’s a quick rundown of why you need enough sleep — and how many hours of sleep are enough.

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The health benefits of foam rolling

Foam rolling is a type of stretching technique. Benefits of foam rolling include better muscular recovery, pain reduction and increased blood flow.

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