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Information is powerful – particularly when it relates to your health and your health care. That's why we provide insight and tools to help you understand how to take care of you.

You can find general information about health and wellness here. Our blog articles change regularly, so return to this page often for more information.

Maybe you want to take a fitness class or attend an event to learn more about ways to stay healthy. You can find links to upcoming classes and events and get online registration information.

Current blog articles

  • Cancer signs and symptoms to pay attention to

    11/14/2016

    When it comes to cancer, early diagnosis is often key in determining the type of treatment necessary and the success of the treatment. Detecting cancer in its early stages means it is most likely small and has not yet spread (metastasized) to other parts of the body, and this may make it easier to treat.

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What every woman needs to know

    10/21/2016

    Breast cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer for women in the United States, second only to lung cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Chances are, somebody you know and love has been affected by breast cancer.

  • How to eat healthy at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair

    6/23/2016

    The Elkhart County 4-H Fair is just around the corner. From July 22-30, hit the fairgrounds for exhilarating rides, fun games and entertaining local attractions — and don’t forget to make healthy food choices while you’re at it

     

  • Exercise and nutrition tips for strong, healthy bones

    6/17/2016

    No matter your age, you can help keep your bones strong and healthy and prevent the onset of osteoporosis with proper nutrition and regular exercise.

  • How much exercise is safe for pregnant women

    3/18/2016

    Regular exercise is important in every phase of life, and pregnancy is no exception. Whether you’re maintaining a pre-pregnancy routine or just getting started with exercise, it’s important to understand the benefits, risks and limitations of exercising while pregnant.

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