Preventive Care

  • Women's Health Care Guidelines

    Get regular checkups, preventive examinations, and immunizations. Learn about disease prevention and ask your physician for specific information regarding your needs.

  • You Can Choose to Have a Healthy Life

    Each year, two out of every three deaths in the United States are caused by cancer, diabetes, heart disease, or stroke. That figure could be significantly reduced if Americans made healthier food choices, got more exercise, and stopped smoking.

  • A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away

    You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccination.

  • Special Vaccination Requirements

    Review your immunization history with your health care provider and be sure that children over the age of 2 are on schedule with their vaccine series.

  • Routine Vaccination Recommendations

    Specific vaccine recommendations vary depending on age, geographic location, and other risk factors.

  • Medical Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

    Some symptoms may indicate the possibility of a serious condition and should be evaluated immediately by a health care provider.

  • Pregnancy and Oral Health

    Regular dental checkups and cleanings, along with brushing and flossing often, are important for a healthy mouth and a health pregnancy.

  • The Physical Power of Social Support

    Certain behaviors may help safeguard you from illness and disease. These include exercising regularly and sleeping enough. Here may be another: staying socially connected. It may well do your body good.