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  • Tease Your Brain

    Give your brain a workout with these brainteasers. Scroll down for the answers...

    What Is Represented by These Word Puzzles?

    For example, HEAD/HEELS = head over heels
    1 – PPOD
    2 – WOWOLFOL
    3 – CH POORRI
    4 – DRIBBLE DRIBBLE
    5 – NUMSAFETYBERS

    Try These Number Puzzles:

    6 – If 6 monkeys take 6 minutes to eat 6 bananas, how many minutes would it take 2 monkeys to eat 2 bananas?
    7 – What 3 consecutive numbers sum to 9000?
    8 – Cassie does not like to say her age. When someone asks, her mother answers for her. Cassie's mother says, "I'm seven times as old as Cassie now. In 20 years, Cassie will be half the age that I will be then." How old is Cassie now?
    9 – Make this equation correct without changing the numbers: 8 + 8 = 91

    Think a Little Harder...

    10 – In your cellar, there are three light switches in the ‘off' position. Each switch controls one of three light bulbs on the floor above it. You may move any one of the switches but you may only go upstairs to inspect the bulbs once. How can you determine the switch for each bulb with only one inspection?

    Looking for More?

    Think of these sites as virtual gyms for your mind:
    Brain Teasers and Math Puzzles
    http://www.syvum.com/teasers
    Bill's Games–Brain Teasers
    http://www.billsgames.com/brain-teasers
    For kids:
    Brainteasers, Puzzles, & Riddles
    http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/braint.htm
  • Join WellZones today.

    Make a Change For LifeLearn more

    Wellmont LiveWell is creating a new tradition of wellness in the mountains by providing individuals with tools and encouragement to live healthier lifestyles.

  • HeartSHAPE Spotlight

    At risk for a heart attack? Learn more

    Fight heart disease early and prevent heart attacks with HeartSHAPE® - a painless, non-invasive test that takes pictures of your heart to scan for early-stage coronary disease.

  • Calories and Energy Needs

    Calorie NeedsLearn more

    How many calories do you need to eat each day to maintain your weight and fuel your physical activity? Enter a few of your stats into this calculator to find out.

  • Ideal Body Weight

    Ideal Body WeightLearn more

    Using body mass index as a reference, this calculator determines your ideal body weight range. All you need to do is enter your height.

  • Body Mass Index

    Body Mass IndexLearn more

    This tool considers your height and weight to assess your weight status.


  • Can we help answer your questions?

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