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June 12-18 is Men’s Health Week

Addressing your health can be scary, but avoiding it altogether can be deadly. According to a recent National Health Interview Survey of 33,075 adults, 24.3% of all men over 18 years of age had not seen a doctor in the past year compared to 12% of all women in the same group. The survey interestingly…

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June is Rip Current Awareness Month

Don’t Get Swept Away: Know How to Escape a Rip Current School ends this week for most children in eastern North Carolina and that means more weekend trips to the beach to enjoy the sand and waves. Most of us heading for the coast worry mainly about protecting our children (and ourselves) from sunburn or…

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May 31 is World No Tobacco Day

You CAN Kick the Habit for Good! (and CCHC Has a Free Way to Help) According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco use kills more than 7 million people around the world each year, and that number is predicted to grow unless anti-tobacco actions are increased. According to the 2014 Surgeon General’s Report, more…

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Practice Safety in the Sun: Prevent Avoidable Injuries this Summer

They know it’s coming. They can see the finish line. They need only wait a few more days for it. Who is “they?” Your kids…and they know that in a couple of weeks the pure bliss of summer will arrive. The next three months will be free of early-morning wakeup calls, homework, band practice, and…

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