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Those Extra Pounds are Killing You

Those Extra Pounds Are—Literally—Killing You A new study reveals that obesity is the leading cause of preventable life-years lost in the United States. But that’s not the only issue threatening your life. Obesity steals more years than diabetes, tobacco, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol—the other top preventable health problems that cut Americans’ lives short,…

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Have Doctors Found a Cure for Sepsis?

Have Doctors Found a Cure for Sepsis? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between one and three million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with sepsis each year and between 15 and 30 percent of those patients die. It’s quite difficult not to be hopeful concerning news of a possible effective and…

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April is Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month Stress Less: Recognize the Symptoms and Find Your “Chill” Sponsored by The Health Resource Network (HRN), a non-profit health education organization, Stress Awareness Month is a national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, successful coping strategies, and harmful misconceptions about stress prevalent in our society. For…

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Donations needed for Patient Chemo Care Bags

PLEASE HELP! Donations are needed for supplies for patient Chemo Care Bags. These care bags are distributed by The CCHC Foundation to patients as they begin chemotherapy treatments. Items needed are: > Travel size hand lotions > Travel size hand sanitizer >Pocket tissue packs > Chap-stick > Word-Find puzzle game books > Men and Women’s…

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