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Physical Health

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Taking care of your sexual health

If you're sexually active, it's important to regularly visit a health care provider to have sexual health check-ups. Learn about what this means for you.

Non-traditional medicine & treatment

Making decisions about non-traditional treatments can be confusing. Learn about navigating your treatment options.

Benefits of activity and exercise

This fact sheet has information on the benefits of exercise and suggestions for becoming more active.

Diets, losing weight, and finding peace in your body

Learn about eating more healthily and get some facts about weight-loss and dieting.

STIs: Sexually Transmitted Infections (or STDs)

Learn about STIs (formerly called STDs), how to protect yourself and what to do if you think you might have one.

Local doctor or primary care provider

Doctors can help you directly, or they can refer you to other health professionals. Learn about how they help, questions to ask and your rights.

Physical disability

Having a disability can be a huge challenge. Learn about getting help and trying to keep a positive outlook.

Helping a friend with a chronic illness

Chronic illnesses are last a long time and can put stress on a friendship. Learn about the ways a chronic illness may affect a friend and how you can help.

What happens during a gynecological exam?

You may not know when to go or what to expect during a gynecological exam and it can be intimidating. Learn more in this fact sheet.

Chronic illness

Chronic illnesses are permanent or last a long time. Learn ways to manage a chronic illness.

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