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Straight, No Chaser In The News: Zika Virus May Be Sexually Transmitted... And?

In the news is the discovery that the Zika Virus appears to have been sexually transmitted in Dallas County, Texas. There appears to be much angst about this, but let’s offer some perspective. 450 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: How Many Calories Do You Need a Day?

Let’s put this post (at least the end of it) under the category of things you do but really don’t think about.

How many calories should you take in per day to function (meaning produce the energy you need for your activities of daily living)?   433 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: About Stalking

Although stalking awareness conversations aren’t held very often, the scope of stalking is such that you should know about it. Stalking is a serious endeavor, and unfortunately it is quite common. 672 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Thyroid Awareness and Neck Self-Examination

Is your thyroid something you know exists but know very little about? Let’s change that. The thyroid gland lives in your neck and produces hormones that help you regular your body’s metabolism. 439 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Cervical Health Awareness

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and to that end, The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) boldly proclaims “No woman should die of cervical cancer.” 330 more words

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Straight, No Chaser In The News: New US Dietary Guidelines

In the news are the 2015 guidelines on eating. The recommendations are jointly released every five years by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and U.S. 482 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Driving Under the Influence and New Year's Eve

Celebrating New Year’s Eve? As I am known to say: risks represent incidences of occurrences. Today of all days during the year, you must act to lower your risk of a fatal motor vehicle crash due to alcohol or drugs. 368 more words

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