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Preventive Health Tools

Live Healthy

Should you cut carbs or fill up on fiber? Better off walking or lifting  weights? You want to live healthier, but you aren’t sure where to begin.

Start right here! Let our collection of practical tools, tips, and  information be your guide.


Almost anything that gets you moving and strengthens your muscles can help you meet your weight goal by burning calories. And you may be surprised how simple it can be to work exercise into everyday activities.  Try one or more of the “Be Active! fitness resources” in our local area.  Tools such as HealthMedia , exercise toolkit , and Fitness Radio will help you to get you started and help you to stay motivated.  Also, did you know that there are seven ways to beat exercise boredom?  Gabby Clark discusses seven different ways to keep your workout routine fresh by adding variety.  Read more

Reduce Stress

Problems at work. Family issues. Someone tailgating you on the freeway. Loss of a loved one. Coping with an ongoing illness. Stress is a natural part of life.  How do you usually deal with stress? How does it make you feel? What do you do to help yourself feel better?  You can take control of stress — before it takes control of you — by creating your own stress action plan.  Read more

Emotional Health

Our minds and bodies are closely connected. How you think, feel, and act affects your total health and well-being.  Many emotional and behavioral issues can be resolved with proper treatment, including steps you can take on your own, classes, counseling, and medication.  Read more