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Preparing for a Hurricane or Tropical Storm
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Preparing for a Hurricane or Tropical Storm Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC You can’t stop a hurricane or tropical storm, but you can take steps now to protect you and your family. If you live in coastal areas … Read More

Caution: Bodybuilding Products Can Be Risky
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Caution: Bodybuilding Products Can Be Risky U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA Your buddy at the gym can’t say enough about the bodybuilding products he’s been taking to help build muscle mass and strength. You wonder, are they all safe … Read More

Breast Cancer in Men Treatments and Genetic Counseling
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Breast Cancer in Men Treatments and Genetic Counseling U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA Can men get breast cancer? Yes. Although breast cancer is a disease usually associated with women, men get it too. Because male breast cancer is rare, … Read More

Home Canning and Botulism
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Home Canning and Botulism Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Home canning is an excellent way to preserve garden produce and share it with family and friends. But it can be risky—or even deadly—if not done correctly and safely. … Read More

Cancer and Men
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Cancer and Men Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Every year, more than 300,000 men in the United States lose their lives to cancer. You can lower your cancer risk in several ways. What You Can Do Don’t smoke, … Read More

Helping Children with Congenital CMV
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Helping Children with Congenital CMV Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Some children with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may have hearing or vision loss, or other health problems. Parents can help children with congenital CMV develop to their full … Read More

Improving Health and Quality of Life After Cancer
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Improving Health and Quality of Life After Cancer Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC While cancer survivors are living longer after their diagnosis, at least one-third of the more than 15 million survivors in the United States face physical, … Read More

Deaths from Alzheimer’s Disease
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Deaths from Alzheimer’s Disease Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Alzheimer’s disease, a fatal form of dementia, is a public health problem. Alzheimer’s disease-related deaths have increased over the past 16 years in every race, sex, and ethnicity category, … Read More

Are you engaged?
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Are you engaged? Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Keeping Engaged Socially is good for your health! We are not talking about your marital status. We mean, do you participate in activities that connect you with other people? As … Read More

Salmonella and Eggs
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Salmonella and Eggs Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Eggs are one of nature’s most nutritious and economical foods. But you must take special care when handling and preparing fresh eggs and egg products to avoid foodborne illness, sometimes … Read More