Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month !

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month ! Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Hispanics or Latinos are the largest racial/ethnic minority population in the U.S. About 1 in 6 people living in the U.S. are Hispanic (almost 57 million). In September 1968, … Read More

Sickle Cell Awareness

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Sickle Cell Awareness Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC is working to raise awareness about sickle cell disease. You can help by reading and sharing our resources, and by joining the conversation online. September is National Sickle Cell Awareness … Read More

Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke

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Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dry conditions in parts of the United States increase the potential for wildfires in or near wilderness areas. Stay alert for wildfire warnings and take action to protect yourself … Read More

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness

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Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Centers for Disease Control and Prevention All women are at risk for gynecologic cancers, and risk increases with age. You can lower your risk for some of these cancers. Gynecologic cancer are cancers that start in a … Read More

Hispanic Health and Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

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Hispanic Health and Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Government leaders and close-knit families. Olympic athletes and celebrated artists. This month we commemorate Hispanic and Latino culture, connection and contributions. During National Hispanic Heritage Month, September … Read More

Leprosy suspected in 2 California kids: How could they contract it ?

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Leprosy suspected in 2 California kids: How could they contract it ? Two schoolchildren in California are suspected of having leprosy, but where might they have caught the disease? This week, officials in Riverside Country (which is near Los Angeles) … Read More

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