你可能会问什么是预防性保健? 预防保健服务的例子包括:

  • 你的年度体检 除了身体检查, your annual checkup can include important general health screenings for 高血压, 胆固醇和其他健康问题.
  • 〇癌症检查 Most people don’t experience 癌症 symptoms when diseases are in their earliest, 大多数可治疗阶段. That’s why screenings are recommended at certain times and intervals throughout your life. 例如, it’s recommended that both men and women begin 结肠直肠癌 screenings starting at age 45. Other preventive screenings for women include Pap tests and mammograms. For men, prostate specific antigen (PSA) tests to screen for prostate 癌症 might be recommended.
  • 儿童免疫接种 Immunizations for children include hepatitis A and B, 水痘, 麻疹和MMR(腮腺炎和风疹).
  • 〇成人免疫 其中包括破伤风, 白喉和百日咳)助推器, and immunizations against pneumococcal conjugate and shingles.
  • 你每年的流感疫苗 Flu shots can help reduce your risk of getting the flu by up to 60%. 如果你碰巧得了流感, having the flu vaccine can significantly reduce the chances of serious flu symptoms that could lead to hospitalization.


Chronic diseases are defined broadly as conditions that last 1 year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both. 慢性疾病,如心脏病, 癌症, and diabetes are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. Many chronic diseases are caused by a short list of risk behaviors:

  • 烟草使用和接触二手烟.
  • Poor nutrition, including diets low in 水果 and vegetables and high in sodium and saturated fats.
  • 缺乏身体活动.
  • 过度饮酒.


虽然许多疾病可以被认为是慢性的, there are 12 major chronic conditions that are a significant burden in terms of morbidity, 死亡率和医疗费用包括: 

  • 心脏病
  • 中风
  • 肺癌
  • 结肠直肠癌
  • 抑郁症
  • 2型糖尿病
  • 关节炎
  • 骨质疏松症
  • 哮喘
  • 慢性阻塞性肺病(COPD)
  • 慢性肾病
  • 口腔疾病.


Advance care planning involves learning about the types of decisions that might need to be made, 提前考虑这些决定, and then letting others know—both your family and your health care providers—about your preferences. These preferences are often put into an advance directive, a legal document that goes into effect only if you are incapacitated and unable to speak for yourself. This could be the result of disease or severe injury—no matter how old you are. It helps others know what type of medical care you want.

There are two main elements in an advance directive—a living will and a durable power of attorney for health care. There are also other documents that can supplement your advance directive. You can choose which documents to create, depending on how you want decisions to be made. 这些文件包括:

  • 生活将会
  • 医疗保健的持久授权书
  • 其他预先护理计划文件




Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. 它影响我们的思维、感觉和行为. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

在你的一生中, 如果你有心理健康问题, 你的思维, 情绪, 行为也会受到影响. Many factors contribute to mental health problems, including:

  •   生物因素,比如基因或大脑化学
  •  生活经历,如创伤或虐待
  •  有精神健康问题的家族史

Mental health problems are common but help is available. People with mental health problems can get better and many recover completely.


Not sure if you or someone you know is living with mental health problems? Experiencing one or more of the following feelings or behaviors can be an early warning sign of a problem:

  • 吃得太多或睡得太少
  • 远离人群和日常活动
  • 没有能量的:能量低或没有能量的
  • 感觉麻木或什么都不重要
  • 有无法解释的疼痛
  • 感到无助或绝望
  • 吸烟、饮酒或吸毒比平时多
  • Feeling unusually confused, forgetful, on edge, angry, upset, worried, or scared
  • 与家人和朋友大喊大叫或打架
  • Experiencing severe 情绪 swings that cause problems in relationships
  • Having persistent thoughts and memories you can't get out of your head
  • Hearing voices or believing things that are not true
  • 想伤害自己或他人的
  • Inability to perform daily tasks like taking care of your kids or getting to work or school



  • 充分发挥他们的潜力
  • 应付生活的压力
  • 卓有成效地
  • 为他们的社区做出有意义的贡献


  • 如果你需要专业的帮助
  • 与他人交流
  • 保持积极
  • 锻炼身体
  • 帮助别人
  • 保证充足的睡眠
  • 培养应对技能



Our providers focus on prevention and early detection of serious diseases and provide healthy lifestyle management which include diabetes, 胆固醇疾病, 高血压, 戒烟计划, 心脏问题和减肥问题.



Obesity is a treatable disease that is a worldwide health concern associated with having an excess amount of body fat. It is caused by genetic and environmental factors and can be difficult to control through dieting alone. Obesity is diagnosed by a healthcare provider and is classified as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater. 近40%的美国人患有肥胖症.



地中海饮食 is one of the healthy eating plans recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans to promote health and prevent chronic disease.

It is also recognized by the World Health Organization as a healthy and sustainable dietary pattern and as an intangible cultural asset by the United National Educational, 科学文化组织.


地中海饮食 is a way of eating based on the traditional cuisine of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. While there is no single definition of the Mediterranean diet, 它通常富含蔬菜, 水果, 全谷物, 豆子。, 坚果和种子, 还有橄榄油.


  • Daily consumption of vegetables, 水果, 全谷物 and healthy fats
  • 每周摄入鱼类、家禽、豆类和蛋类
  • 适量食用乳制品
  • 少吃红肉

Other important elements of the Mediterranean diet are sharing meals with family and friends, enjoying a glass of red wine and being physically active.