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Taking Care of Your Heart

Cardiovascular disease – including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure – is the leading cause of death in the United States. It is also a leading cause of disability, preventing many Americans from working and enjoying family activities. While certain risk factors, like getting older or having a family history of heart disease, cannot be changed, each of us does have the power to control a variety of factors that can reduce the likelihood of heart attacks and stroke.

You're Never Too Old

You're never too old to get moving, get stronger and improve yourself! Try our four simple strategies to strengthen your body, improve your mood, and fight off disease.

6 Tips to Lower Your Chance of Developing Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer and second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. While these statistics may be startling, the good news is that 75 percent of all colon cancers can be prevented with healthy lifestyle choices. Learn six ways you can lower your risk for developing colorectal cancer.

American Heart Month

Although we recognize February as American Heart Month, we need to take care of our hearts year round. It is never too late to tackle your heart risk factors. It is also never too early since heart disease can begin in childhood. We are all different, so it is important to improve our health habits, partner with a health care provider, and develop an individual plan that works best for us.

Keep Your News Year's Resolution Safe

New Year’s resolutions are a tradition for many people as they reflect on the past year and look for ways to improve the next. The most common resolution by far is to “lose weight” and “get healthier." While it is easy to get lost in the chase for the desirable end result, it is important to start your resolution in a reasonable manner to increase long term progress and overall health. Learn more about how you can turn your new year's weight loss resolution into a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.