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Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.


Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.

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Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition.

Anxiety: Stop Negative ThoughtsBack Problems: Proper LiftingDepression: Stop Negative ThoughtsFitness: Increasing Core StabilityHealthy Eating: Starting a Plan for ChangeLow Back Pain: Exercises to Reduce PainQuitting Smoking: Getting SupportStop Negative Thoughts: Getting StartedStress Management: Breathing Exercises for RelaxationStress Management: Doing Guided Imagery to RelaxStress Management: Doing MeditationStress Management: Doing Progressive Muscle RelaxationStress Management: Managing Your TimeStress Management: Practicing Yoga to RelaxStress Management: Relaxing Your Mind and BodyWeight Management: Stop Negative Thoughts

Interactive tools are designed to help people determine health risks, ideal weight, target heart rate, and more.

Interactive Tool: Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?Interactive Tool: Should I Consider Surgery for My Low Back Problem?

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: August 16, 2013
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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