Is there a health action plan I can follow to get healthy?

The federal government put together a comprehensive health action plan called Healthy People 2020. The Healthy People 2020 is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats. Its Overarching Goals are (1) Increase quality and years of healthy life and (2) Eliminate health disparities. For more detailed information log onto
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Dr. Oz has three important parts to his health action plan. In this video, Dr. Oz discusses the plan with fitness guru Bob Harper.

Continue Learning about Wellness



Wellness is a difficult word to define. Traditionally wellness has meant the opposite of illness and the absence of disease and disability. More recently wellness has come to describe something that you have personal control over. ...

Wellness is now a word used to describe living the best possible life you can regardless of whether you have a disease or disability. Your wellness is not only related to your physical health, but is a combination of things including spiritual wellness, social wellness, mental wellness and emotional wellness. Wellness is seen as a combination of mind, body and spirit. Different people may have different ideas about wellness. There is no single set standard for wellness and wellness is a difficult thing to quantify.

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