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      Calculators

        Adult BMI Calculator
        Experts are increasingly urging people to know their BMI, a figure that takes into account not just weight but also height to indicate body fat.


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      Risk Assessments

        Acid Reflux (GERD) Risk Assessment
        Most people get an occasional bout of heartburn—that burning feeling in the chest about a half-hour after eating. But if you get it often, you may have GERD.

        Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessment
        Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.

        Coronary Artery Disease Assessment
        Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Determine your risk for developing CAD using this assessment tool.

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      Podcasts

        Bone Densitometry Podcast
        Bone densitometry is used primarily to diagnose osteoporosis and to determine fracture risk. The testing procedure measures the bone density of the bones of the spine, pelvis, lower arm, and thigh.

        Joint Aspiration Podcast
        Joint aspiration is usually performed under a local anesthetic to either relieve swelling or to obtain fluid for analysis to diagnose a joint disorder and/or problem.


      Videos

        Making the Decision to Quit Smoking
        Quitting smoking is a major life event. It’s easier to do when you are prepared for what’s to come. Watch and learn how to make a solid plan that will keep you on the path to being smoke-free.

        Obesity
        People can become obese by taking in more calories than they burn. Obesity also appears to be influenced by genetics. This video discusses the health risks associated with obesity and what treatment and lifestyle changes are commonly recommended.

        Pre-Diabetes
        Pre-diabetes means your blood sugar level is above normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. Pre-diabetes increases the risk for developing diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The good news is, with healthy lifestyle changes, you can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. Take action; watch this video to find out more about what you can do.

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