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  • Prevent and Manage High Cholesterol

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 2 in 5 adults in the United States have high cholesterol. High cholesterol can cause health problems such as heart disease and stroke, two leading causes of death in the United States. Here are steps you can take to lower your risk of high cholesterol.

  • Caregiving: Making the Most of Your Free Time

    Being a caregiver to a loved one can make it difficult to prioritize self-care. Here are a few ideas to help you take a break or cross an item off your to do list.

  • Healthy Aging

    Healthy Aging Month is observed in September. You can take a proactive approach to aging by adopting healthy habits and behaviors, managing existing health conditions, and staying connected to your community. Consider the tips below to help you stay active and independent as you age.

  • September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month

    By starting the conversation, providing support, and directing help to those who need it, we can help prevent suicides and save lives. If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. You are not alone.

  • 10 Digital Asset Terms You Should Know

    The Commodity Future Trading Commission advises the importance of understanding the technology and differences in digital assets before you invest in them. Here are 10 key terms to help get you started.

  • Reminder Federal Taxes Must Be Filed Yearly

    As a reminder, it is your civic obligation to pay your federal and state income taxes. Review these tips to ensure you remain compliant. 

  • Car Seat Safety

    Did you know that 46% of car seats and booster seats are installed incorrectly? Choosing and installing the proper car seat can help keep your child safe.

  • The Family That Serves: How Family Support Drives Public Service

    Former Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employee Rodrigo Aviles, who recently began a new position with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), shares how his family has been there for him during his 20-year career at DHS.

  • Living with Osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease in which the tissues in the joint break down over time. It is the most common type of arthritis and is more common in older people. If you have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, learn about the disease and how to manage the symptoms to help you live an active lifestyle.

  • August is Immunization Awareness Month

    National Immunization Awareness Month is the perfect time to ensure that you and your loved ones of all ages are up to date on all recommended vaccines.

Last Updated: 02/03/2023
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