Medical Library

The right health information leads to the right health actions. This library is stocked with tips that can help you stay well and facts about medical conditions. Just like Ada, everything you’ll learn here is based on our doctors’ clinical experience and the latest research.

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    Tips to help you take good care of yourself

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    Managing a healthy pregnancy

    As you get ready to welcome a new person into the world, your body will undergo big changes, both visible and invisible.

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    What you should know about COVID-19

    When you do leave the house, keeping two meters away from people you don’t live with can help reduce infection.

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    Working from home

    Heading out to a separate workspace every day creates routine in your life, promoting health and wellbeing.

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    Understanding men's mental health

    Your experience with mental health can depend on your genetics, life experiences, socioeconomic status, gender, and more.

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    Managing anxiety

    Make time for yourself. With a little patience and self-care, you can manage your anxiety, so it doesn't take over your life.

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    Reducing screen time

    Let's take a look at how screen time could affect your health, how much is too much, and some tips for cutting down.

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    Taking care of yourself

    It’s about breaking unhealthy habits and doing small things every day that add up to a healthier, happier you.

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    Avoiding burnout

    It’s the physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion caused by long-term workplace stress, and it’s really common.

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    How to lower cholesterol

    Cholesterol isn’t the enemy. But making sure your levels do not get too high is essential for a healthy, happy life.

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    Sleeping better

    By following some simple sleep hygiene principles, you can fall asleep more easily at the end of the day and wake up refreshed.

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    Getting active

    Why not get adventurous? Any time you spend up on your feet is a move in the right direction. You’ll feel much better for it.

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    What is malaria

    Understand what malaria is, its symptoms, and get prevention tips that will keep your family healthy.

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    Spotting the difference: UTIs and STIs

    Let’s learn about UTIs and STIs, the signs and symptoms you should look out for, and what you can do to prevent them.

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    Sunbathing and vitamin D

    Let’s take a closer look at the sunshine vitamin, how you can stay safe, and what to do if you aren’t getting enough.

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    Reducing risk: type 2 diabetes

    Studies show that even just 30 minutes of fast walking every day can reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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