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Straight, No Chaser: Do You Have Moles?

 

Odds are you do, but we’re not talking about the animal variety. It’s Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, and so if you do have moles, you should know when to be concerned. 699 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Healthy and Safe Swimming

Did you know this is National Healthy Safe and Swimming Week? Whether you’re an avid swimmer or only deal with it on a vacation, it’s important to be reminded how to be safe while you’re in the water. 509 more words

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Straight, No Chaser In The News: HIV Vaccine Awareness and Update

The first (and at that point only) vaccine developed to date that has shown any significant effectiveness was demonstrated to be so in Thailand back in 2009. 377 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Hoping for Health, Happiness and Healthcare Reform that isn't Sexist On Mother's Day

Apologies in advance for this not being the Mother’s Day post you might have expected, but in the current environment, it’s perhaps a more valuable gift than your typical set of platitudes… 640 more words

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From SKIN HEALTH to ULCER CURE to COLON CANCER PREVENTION, These are the 25 Surprising Health Benefits of Eating Langka (Jackfruit)!

Delicious and exotic, jackfruit is a sweet fruit that is packed with many nutrients and benefits. Also known as the jack of all fruits, jackfruit is a rich source of vitamin, minerals, phytonutrients, carbohydrate, electrolytes, fiber, fat and protein. 372 more words

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Wellness Wednesday: Get Moving to Stay Healthy

Everyone benefits from regular physical activity, which can be anything that gets you moving. A good goal is 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate activity each week but studies have shown that even less can bring mental and physical health benefits. 167 more words

Straight, No Chaser: Cervical Cancer – The Sexually Transmitted Cancer

Let’s put this take home message up front: here’s a pretty good demonstration of the value of vaccines. I hope that each of you resolves to get any children you care for vaccinated before they become sexually active. 1,085 more words

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