Benefits of Living Well

Healthy food on a fork, fruit and vegetables

High Five to Your Health: Add 5 Servings of Fruit and Vegetables to Your Diet

Getting five servings a day of fruits and vegetables is one of the best ways to prevent cancer, heart disease and stroke. Here's how to achieve this healthy goal.... read more

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Why Physical Activity and Exercise Are Important

  • The relationship between physical activity and exercise
  • How your body responds to physical activity and exercise
  • The benefits of physical activity and exercise
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Screenings for Women

Test/Vaccine

How Often

Blood Pressure

Every 2 years - 18 years of age and older

Body Mass Index (BMI)

Periodically - 18 years of age and older

Cholesterol

Every 5 years - men 35 years of age and older; adult

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Screenings for Men

Procedure

Ages 18-39

Ages 40-49

Ages 50-64

Ages 65+

Routine Physical

Every 3-5 years

Every 1-2 years

Yearly

Yearly

Weight/Body Mass Index

At every visit (or at least every 3-5 years)

At every visit (or at

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Live Well, Save Money

Sound too good to be true? Here's the secret.

We all love sales and discounts. What if you could get a 30% discount on your health care costs? How about 50% or 70%? ... read more

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Take Action to Live a Healthy Life

Tips for eating right and staying active

It’s important to be prepared for your doctor's appointment and get the answers to your questions. But, your work doesn’t stop there. Eating right and getting (or staying) active are the first steps... read more