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How do we work together to improve our quality of life? We start by assembling all available assets; engaging in best health behaviors and sharing innovations in both prevention and medical care delivery.

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Health Connections

  • Interview with Celebrity Chef, Gina Neely … Some Great Healthy Cooking and Eating Tips!

    I recently shared an article from guest contributor, Kumba Sennaar, and I was pleased to hear that you enjoyed her work! Kumba recently conducted an interview with celebrity chef, Gina Neely, which touches on her recent weight loss, as well as some healthy cooking and eating tips!  The article, “Celebrity Chef Gina Neely Dishes on Healthy BBQ, Weight Loss...

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  • The National Prevention Strategy: A Mission Towards a Healthier America!

    The National Prevention Strategy: A Mission Towards a Healthier America!

    The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services released The National Prevention Strategy, which encompasses their mission for a healthier America.  Released on June 16, 2011, the Strategy’s focus is to guide our nation’s citizens to work together toward improving their health and quality of life. This can be accomplished by transitioning the nation from a focus on sickness...

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  • Got Five Minutes for Better Health? Check Out the CDC’s New Five Minute Health Tips!

    Got Five Minutes for Better Health? Check Out the CDC’s New Five Minute Health Tips!

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a great webpage which features weekly health tips which take five minutes or less to to help all of us to be healthier and safe! The “Five Minutes or Less for Health Weekly Tips” cover a wide range of topics including adults and children … all you have to do is take...

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  • Heart Health Tips for Women … Treat Your Heart Better for Optimum Health!

    Heart Health Tips for Women … Treat Your Heart Better for Optimum Health!

    I’d like to share an article with you from guest contributor, Kumba Sennaar titled “5 Heartbreaking Habits Black Women Can Fix”.  As reported by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in African American women in the U.S.  In her article, originally published on BlackDoctor.org, Kumba shares five habits which may be...

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  • I Recommend This New Tool to Collect Family Health History!

    I Recommend This New Tool to Collect Family Health History!

    Please take a few minutes to peruse an interesting internet-based tool from the Surgeon General, “My Family Health Portrait”, which provides a convenient and easy process for you to record your family health history. This tool is easy to access on the web and simple to complete. This tool assembles your information and makes a “pedigree” family tree that you...

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  • U.S. Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer

    U.S. Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer

    Recently, Rear Admiral Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH, Acting Surgeon General of the United States, released The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer, which outlines a national plan to reduce skin cancer risk through education, public policy, and research. Skin cancer is a major public health problem with nearly 5 million people being treated annually and it is the most commonly...

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