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Health IQ Challenge: Facts for Soon-to-Be Moms

Pregnancy might seem like the perfect time to sit back and relax. But it can be a great time to get active. With your doctor’s care, the right nutrition and exercise, you can stay fit and healthy

Spring into Wellness
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Spring into Wellness

Spring is here! The changing of the seasons is a great time to adopt new healthy habits or take control of health problems triggered during this time. Here are a few tips to make the season healthier

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Spring Clean Your Eating Habits

Our attention to healthy eating may lapse a bit in the winter. And a little weight gain might be hidden by those cozy—and bulky— wool sweaters. But spring is here, and all the greenery may have you craving a little dietary refresh. A few small changes in your everyday diet can mean a healthier, fitter you. Here are some tips to get you started.

How to Stay Smoke-free
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How to Stay Smoke-free

Quitting smoking is hard. It’s a process that may take time. And after you quit, it can be just as tough to stay smoke-free. Follow these steps to stay a non-smoker.

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Show Your Heart Some Love

Your heart works hard for you your whole life! Show it some love with these easy tips for keeping it healthy.

Stopping Tobacco: Handling Weight Gain after You’ve Quit
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Stopping Tobacco: Handling Weight Gain after You’ve Quit

Many people put off quitting smoking because they’re worried about weight gain. Many smokers do gain some weight after they quit--but it’s still better to quit as soon as possible.

Quitting Tobacco: Slips Happen
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Quitting Tobacco: Slips Happen

Many smokers slip and smoke a few times while they’re quitting. If that happens to you, just know you’re not alone. And don’t use a slip as an excuse to start smoking again.

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Health Food Trends to Try in the New Year

Need a little push to follow through with those New Year’s health and fitness resolutions? The biggest health food trends of 2019 may help you reach those goals.

Tobacco Withdrawal Mood Changes— or Depression?
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Tobacco Withdrawal Mood Changes— or Depression?

Smokers are more likely to have depression than non-smokers. Experts are not sure why this is. People who have depression might smoke to feel better. Or smokers might become depressed more easily because they smoke. Either way, there are treatments for both depression and smoking.

Manage Nicotine Cravings
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Manage Nicotine Cravings

You won’t be able to avoid all of your smoking triggers. And learning how to manage cigarette cravings takes practice. So be sure to have a plan to beat that urge to smoke when it happens.