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June is National Safety Month Week 1 (June 1st-12th): Stand Ready to Respond This is when seconds matter. Will you be Ready? Get trained in first aid and CPR ( Know where the AED is located at work) Be prepared for emergencies Keep a fully stocked emergency preparedness kit at home and in your car.…
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STROKE AWARENESS MONTH 2017 Stroke prevention is about more than preventing a stroke from happening, but being able to recognize the signs and symptoms. Spot a stroke by using the acronym FAST: F: Face A: Arm S: Speech T: Time If you or someone you know experiences drooping, weakness or difficulty with the above acronym…
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April 6, 2017 is National Alcohol Screening Day Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injury, violence, drowning, liver disease and some types of cancer. Encourage friends and family members to make small changes, like keeping track of their drinking and setting drinking limit If you are drinking too much, you can improve your…
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Colorectal cancer is the 4th most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people age 50 and older. The best way to prevent colorectal cancer is to get screened regularly starting…
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You can make healthy changes to lower your risk of developing heart disease. Controlling and preventing risk factors is also important for people who already have heart disease. To lower your risk: Watch your weight Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke Control your cholesterol and blood pressure If you drink alcohol, only drink…
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