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UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin is committed to promoting healthy living by providing resources to help you make informed decisions about your health and lifestyle.


From our Health Facts for You patient education materials developed by UW Health experts to our Health Topics A-Z encyclopedia, we're here to keep you and your family informed.


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Live a Healthy, Active Life

Live a Healthy, Active Life


The UW Health Diabetes Management team is a group of experts that work together to treat every aspect of your condition, from nutrition to exercise and medications. Learn more


Do It For You: Get a Mammogram

Schedule a Mammogram


Mammograms save lives, but many women don't take the time to get them done. Screening mammography can find breast cancer at an early, treatable stage. What You Need to Know About Mammography


Cooking Outside the Box


UW Hospital and Clinics Executive Chef John Marks offers fast, healthy and flavorful recipes each month in "Cooking Outside the Box." Watch Chef John prepare a quick and easy fritatta (left) or subscribe on iTunes.

Keep Kids Safe in the Snow and Cold

Resources for Parents


Moms and dads - we've got your back! Check out our resources for parents to keep kids healthy and active:

Get Back into Exercise 

Get Back Into Exercise


Is your goal to be more active? UW Health Sports Medicine exercise specialist Karla Bock offers some advice: Start slow, make time for exercise and enjoy it.



Health Topics A-Z | Interactive Tools

Health Decision Tools

Health Knowledgebase

Learning Centers | Medications

Medical Tests | Symptom Checker

Video Library | En Español


* These links are meant to provide general information on health conditions, tests and procedures and are not specific to UW Health. Please contact your provider for specific test preparation instructions or for details on your specific condition.





Patient Education Materials

UW Health patient education materials developed by UW Health experts for our patients on a variety of topics.

Health Facts for You topics


Screening, Wellness and Prevention

Eating for Your Health

Health and Healing