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Health Promotion and Prevention

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At each stage of a woman'sĀ development and maturation, it is important to make healthy lifestyle choices and find ways to prevent problems. Getting regular healthcare examinations and learning to identify potential health problems are two ways to help you live a longer, healthier, and happier life. Listed in the directory below, you will health promotion and preventionĀ topics for women. It is hoped that the health information they contain will support your ability to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Women's Healthcare Guidelines

Breast Health: Three-Step Plan for Preventive Care

Contraception / Birth Control

Manage Your Medications


Pap Test

Safer Sex Guidelines

Watch Your Weight

How to Perform a Breast Self-Examination


Frequently Asked Questions: Mammograms

Overview of Obesity

Treatment of Obesity

Maintaining Weight Loss

Preventing Obesity

Obesity Treatment Overview

Medical Treatment for Obesity

Surgical Treatment for Obesity

Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery

Components of Food