Exercise to Lose Weight

What kind of exercise — and how much — is best when you’re trying to lose weight?

If someone told you right now what the absolute best exercise to lose weight was, would you do it? You might when you read this. Drum roll, please!

The best exercise to lose weight is: “the exercise you’ll […]

Top 10 Habits That Can Help You Lose Weight

Making little changes can make a big difference Weight control is all about making small changes that you can live with forever. As you incorporate these minor adjustments into your lifestyle, you’ll begin to see how they can add up to big calorie savings and weight loss. Here are my top 10 habits to help […]

Health plan information for individuals and families

The table below lists individual and family health plans available in states where the federal government is operating the Marketplace. States not represented here run their own Marketplaces.

Note: The data below will be most useful to developers, professionals, researchers, and others who want to study, analyze, and download the complete dataset of plan and […]

Hormonal methods of birth control


Hormonal methods of birth control contain estrogen and progestin, or progestin only, and are a safe and reliable way to prevent pregnancy for most women. There are several ways that the hormone(s) can be delivered:

A daily pill taken by mouth A skin patch that is changed weekly An injection that is given once […]

Action Steps for Implementing School Health Services

For all students, health problems impair academic performance. Those students who experience health disparities also often experience education disparities. Some of the major health problems that confront American children and adolescents include overweight and obesity, asthma and other respiratory afflictions, HIV/AIDS, and psychosocial and behavioral disorders. Parents worry, for example, that a child who has […]