UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin is committed to promoting healthy living through health screenings, prevention and wellness.
Screening and early detection are critical steps in disease prevention. Talk with your primary care physician to determine what health screenings are appropriate for you and your family. Also, knowing your risk factors and making healthy lifestyle choices can make a significant difference in preventing certain diseases.
Health Screening Guidelines
Prevention and Wellness
Diet, exercise and managing stress are key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
We all know you are what you eat. UW Health dieticians and nutritionists offer a variety of tips and easy to prepare recipes that are delicious and can help you maintain a healthy diet.
When you go grocery shopping, taking a few minutes to read the nutrition label on food products can go a long way to improving your health. And the information may surprise you.
Even though something is labeled as healthy, it may not be. Learn what common information is on nutrition labels and how to interpret them. Read more
UW Health nutritionist Donna Weihofen, RD, MS, CD, offers a variety of easy-to-prepare recipes that can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Eating a Heart-Healthy Diet
Making healthy food choices begins at the grocery store. UW Health nutritionist Amy Mihm offers tips on keeping your heart strong by selecting the right foods when you grocery shop.
The goal of UW Health's Fitness Center program is to help you incorporate physical fitness and exercise into your life through a variety of fitness classes for all ability levels. We have the skills and experience needed to help you achieve optimal results.
Fitness for Kids
Making healthy choices starts young. Help your kids learn how to step away from the computer and bring more activity into their day through simple recommendations from UW Health Pediatric Fitness Clinic.
With today's busy lifestyles, it's hard not to feel stressed. But, too much stress can have a significant impact on your overall health. To help you maintain a positive outlook, UW Health's Integrative Medicine program offers Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, a proven technique for helping to manage stress and developing a greater sense of balance in your life.
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