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Smoking cessation resources

There are many online and print resources to aid people who want to quit smoking.

Five steps to successful smoking cessation

Dr. Steven A. Schroeder, Health Care Director of the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at the University of California at San Francisco, provides fives steps to successfully stop smoking.

Grateful teens fare better

Gratitude appears to play an important role in many areas of positive mental health for teens.

Smokers can quit without lasting weight gain

Healthy Fed interviews Dr. Steven A. Schroeder, health care director of the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at the University of California at San Francisco.

Nutritional programs target service members' waistlines

We know we can depend on our troops and service members to defend our country on the front lines, but are they working just as hard to protect their waistlines?

TV viewing habits linked to diet

A recent study from University of Oklahoma found that people who watch less TV have better eating habits.

Mouthguard may provide faster exercise recovery

Researchers find a special kind of mouthguard may provide wearers with faster recovery after strenuous exercise.

High-deductible health insurance — worth the savings?

High-deductible health plans are among the many health care choices available to federal employees, but they are far less used than in the private sector.

FEHB presses providers to improve wellness programs

This year the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program has urged health care providers to improve their wellness programs.

Nutrition, the new (old) way: Eat your vitamins—don’t pop them

The latest research is trending toward back to what your grandparents believed—that you get the most out of nutrients when they are eaten as food.

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