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Health Connections

  • 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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  • Concerning Statistics Regarding Youth Violence:  We All Have a Role to Play

    Concerning Statistics Regarding Youth Violence: We All Have a Role to Play

    The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the nation’s health protection agency, working 24/7 to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic. The CDC increases the health security of our nation. Please take a minute to visit their website CDC 24-7 and read their featured article on “Preventing Youth Violence”.  As stated on...

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  • Breaking News On Cigarettes:  MORE Addictive … MORE Attractive … and MORE Deadly!

    Breaking News On Cigarettes: MORE Addictive … MORE Attractive … and MORE Deadly!

    The latest report from The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids titled “Designed for Addiction: How the Tobacco Industry Has Made Cigarettes More Addictive, More Attractive to Kids and Even More Deadly” confirms what some have suspected: today’s cigarettes are more addictive, more attractive to kids and more deadly than 50 years ago. Smokers today, including the 2.7 million kids throughout the...

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  • Check Out the HHS Website: BeTobaccoFree.gov … AND Share It With A Friend!

    Check Out the HHS Website: BeTobaccoFree.gov … AND Share It With A Friend!

    Check out the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services‘ website Be TobaccoFree.gov to learn more about the impact each of us can have to help decrease the number of tobacco smokers today! If we could help every smoker to stop smoking and keep young people from starting in the first place, the results would be staggering!  Click here or on...

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  • Tips from HHS Concerning Your Summer Food Safety

    Tips from HHS Concerning Your Summer Food Safety

    Now that we’ve celebrated July 4th, the summer cooking season is in full swing! It’s never too late to practice food safety; so, as you prepare for the rest of this summer’s grilling, take a minute to read this article from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services titled “Think Food Safety When You Grill For a Cookout”.  In...

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