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Your Guide to Being Well and Staying Healthy
Symptom Checker and Care Guides
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Have a symptom or a health care concern? Use this interactive body guide to explore the symptom topics that could help.

Symptom Checker and Care Guides will guide you through the decisions to make and steps to take so that you feel better fast.

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Health Tip of the Day

Getting Started on Family Exercise

  • Tailor a family exercise program to your children's ages. If you have a 4-year-old, play games a child that age likes to play.

  • Make getting in shape a family commitment. Schedule time during the week to exercise together.

  • If family members are of varying fitness levels, exercise at a level most comfortable for the slowest, least-fit person.

  • Plan a family fitness vacation once a year.

  • Join a family-oriented fitness club or the YMCA.

  • Unless you and your children are evenly matched, fitness activities shouldn't involve adult-child competition. It's better to just exercise together.

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