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Over the past five years, Community Health Works (CHW) has offered a way for cancer patients who do not have reliable transportation, a way to get to their chemotherapy and or radiation appointments. https://www.gagives.org/story/Centralgacancercoalition
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Health Care Solutions for Rural Americans

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Health Care Solutions for Rural Americans (Family Features) Heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries, chronic lower respiratory disease and stroke. These top five causes of death in the United States all have a higher incidence of death among rural residents and research points to lack of access to health care as a culprit. Today, rural hospit...
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2019 Peach Baking Contest Rules

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5 East Summer Recipes for Kids to Enjoy

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5 Easy Summer Recipes for Kids to Enjoy Save time by creating quick recipes made with nutritious, fresh milk  (Family Features) Summer is busy, so a helping of no-cook options, especially those you can make in advance, are welcomed by many home chefs. When you shop online for groceries and include fresh, cold milk in your basket, you can make ...
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Community Health Works Selects Southeast Georgia Health System For a $10,000 Funding Award

07-22-2019-Southeast-Georgia-Health-Syste_20190722-190924_1 With attached photo: Cozell Harris, Coastal Georgia Community Liaison, CHW; Michael D. Scherneck, President & CEO, SGHS; Ursula Spence, Director of Programs, Rural Health Works, CHW; Stephanie Sinopoli, Director, SGHS Cancer Care Center
With attached photo: Cozell Harris, Coastal Georgia Community Liaison, CHW; Michael D. Scherneck, President & CEO, SGHS; Ursula Spence, Director of Programs, Rural Health Works, CHW; Stephanie Sinopoli, Director, SGHS Cancer Care Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 07/22/19 Contact: Michael Smith, Director of Communications, Community Health Works, 4...
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Power-Packed Lunchbox Ideas

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Power-Packed Lunchbox Ideas (Family Features) Packing and prepping wholesome lunches doesn't have to be a chore. You can kick health into high gear this school year with new ideas to make creative, nutrient-rich meals. Fit to satisfy various dietary restrictions, the Power Your Lunchbox program offers kid-friendly options and allergy-sensitive sele...
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Amid Teen Vaping 'Epidemic,' Juul Taps Addiction Expert As Medical Director

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Amid Teen Vaping ‘Epidemic,’ Juul Taps Addiction Expert As Medical Director Anna Maria Barry-Jester Juul Labs, the nation’s leading manufacturer of e-cigarettes, has hired as its medical director a prominent University of California researcher known for his work on the dangers nicotine poses for the adolescent brain. The company s...
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Pushing for a Strong Start for Babies

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Pushing for a Strong Start for Babies (Family Features) More than 10,000 babies are born each day in the United States. Where they are born and where they live during the first years of their lives can make a difference in their chances for strong starts. Science shows that human brains grow faster between the ages of 0-3 than at any later point in...
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7 Pet Safety Tips for Fourth of July

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7 Pet Safety Tips for Fourth of July (Family Features) With crowds of unfamiliar people and loud, scary noises, the Fourth of July can make even the most laid-back, four-legged family members apprehensive and unpredictable. “Research shows that more pets are lost on the Fourth of July than any other day of the year and animal shelters are mos...
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Paying For Colorectal Cancer Screening Patient Navigation Toolkit & Interactive Website

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Paying for Colorectal Cancer Screening Patient Navigation Toolkit & Interactive Website - National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Enter some description here... https://nccrt.org/resource/paying-colorectal-cancer-screening-patient-navigation-toolkit/   Download PDF File Here
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Furry Friends and a Welcoming Workplace

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Furry Friends and a Welcoming Workplace (Family Features) Pets are more than just members of the family – they also make great co-workers. As more offices work to create pet-friendly environments, a survey conducted by Mars Petcare shows that workspaces allowing furry friends are more likely to attract and retain (human) talent. Consider thes...
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San Francisco Set To Ban Sales Of E-Cigarettes

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San Francisco Set To Ban Sales Of E-Cigarettes Laura Klivans, KQED San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is slated to vote Tuesday to ban the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes in the city. The city is the corporate home of  Juul Labs , the biggest producer of e-cigarettes in the country. The ordinances would make the sale of e-cigaret...
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Summer Bummer: A Young Camper's $142,938 Snakebite

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Summer Bummer: A Young Camper’s $142,938 Snakebite Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News It was dusk as Oakley Yoder and the other summer camp kids hiked back to their tents at Illinois’ Jackson Falls last July. As the group approached a mound of boulders blocking the path, Oakley, then 9, didn’t see the lurking snake &mdas...
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The Story of the Barcode: Past, Present, and Future

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The Story of the Barcode: Past, Present, and Future ( NewsUSA ) – Same-day delivery. Self-checkout. Buy online, pick-up in store. Countless modern shopping conveniences that are currently available can be traced back to the debut of a seemingly simple technology with a powerful impact on global commerce – the barcode.
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Take Steps Toward a Healthier Lifestyle

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Take Steps Toward a Healthier Lifestyle (Family Features) There isn’t a better time than now to start getting fit with health information and products so easily accessible. Simply incorporate the basics into your daily routine – good nutrition, adequate exercise and a daily supplement – and start down the path toward better health...
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Skin Cancer Prevention - Sunscreen Stations Installed in Liberty County Georgia

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Pictured, left to right: Cozell Harris, Coastal Georgia Community Liaison and Jimmy Martin, Director-Liberty County Recreation Department 
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SMOKE-FREE PUBLIC HOUSING

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National Eat Your Vegetables Day

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NATIONAL EAT YOUR VEGETABLES DAY – June 17 | National Day Calendar Enter some description here... https://nationaldaycalendar.com/days-2/national-eat-your-vegetables-day-june-17/
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Happy Father's Day

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To Dad, With Love Gift ideas for a fantastic Father’s Day (Family Features) Dads can be notorious as the hardest family members to shop for, but come Father’s Day, there’s little doubt you’ll need a gift that shows dad just how much he means. Truth be told, your company is probably all dad really needs, but you can help deli...
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Healthy Recipes - Cancer-Fighting Kitchen

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Recipe Box — Rebecca Katz, MS, Author, Educator & Culinary Translator Recipe Box   https://www.rebeccakatz.com/recipe-box-menu Enjoy the Goodness of Grapes for Healthy Snacks and Meals (Family Features) Establishing a regular pattern of healthy snacks and meals made from fresh, whole foods is essential to promoting good health. Fresh grape...
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