Tips for Chronic Disease Prevention
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary artery disease is caused by plaque buildup in the wall of the arteries that supply blood to the heart (called coronary arteries).
Effects of High Blood Pressure
Learn from the CDC about the four ways that high blood pressure (hypertension) can hurt your heart and brain—and even kill you.
Healthy Living Habits
Choosing healthy meal and snack options can help you avoid heart disease and its complications.
Heart Attack Signs and Symptoms
There are five major signs and symptoms of a heart attack in women and men.
Stop Stroke at Any Age
You may think you’re too young to have a stroke—but stroke can strike at any age.
Stroke Signs and Symptoms
During a stroke, every minute counts! Fast treatment can lessen the brain damage that stroke can cause.
What You Can Do
Live a Healthy Lifestyle
Women and Heart Disease Prevention
Lower Your Chance for Heart Disease
Explore this collection of feature articles created for people who have diabetes or are at risk for diabetes, and their families and friends.
Diabetes can affect any part of your body. The good news is that you can prevent most of these problems by keeping your blood glucose (blood sugar) under control, eating healthy, being physical active, working with your health care provider to keep your blood pressure and cholesterol under control, and getting necessary screening tests.
Research studies have found that moderate weight loss and exercise can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes among adults at high-risk of diabetes.
The Surprising Truth About Prediabetes
It’s real. It’s common. And most importantly, it’s reversible.
Assessing Your Weight
A high amount of body fat can lead to weight-related diseases and other health issues and being underweight can also put one at risk for health issues.
Eat More, Weigh Less?
How to manage your weight without being hungry.
Getting Started with Physical Activity for a Healthy Weight
If you've not been physically active in a while, you may be wondering how to get started again. Lace up those sneakers and find some motivating ideas here.
How to Avoid Portion Size Pitfalls to Help Manage Your Weight
Research shows that people unintentionally consume more calories when faced with larger portions. Learn more about avoiding portion size pitfalls.
Medical Complications of Obesity
Preventing Weight Gain
If you're currently at a healthy weight, you're already one step ahead of the game. To stay at a healthy weight, it's worth doing a little planning now.
Rethink Your Drink
When it comes to weight loss, there's no lack of diets promising fast results.
Tips for Parents – Ideas to Help Children Maintain a Healthy Weight
What steps can we take to help prevent obesity in our children?