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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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UV exposure is the most preventable risk factor for skin cancer. During Skin Cancer Awareness Month, the American Academy of Dermatology is asking "Do You Use Protection?" and is encouraging you to practice safe sun every time you are outdoors. Seek shade, wear protective clothing, and use a broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen with SPF 30+ to...
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Take Your Workout Outdoors for a Fresh Boost

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Take Your Workout Outdoors for a Fresh Boost (Family Features) As temperatures rise and the sun shines brighter, you might start taking your workouts outside more often. To ensure your body's comfort and safety, you may need to refresh your fitness regimen. These tips can help you safely enjoy your summer workouts: Wear sweat-proof sunscreen. Prote...
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Understanding Common Myths About Prostate Health

Understanding Common Myths About Prostate Health (Family Features) When it comes to your health, misconceptions about treatment options and their potential side effects can have a negative impact on your overall wellbeing. One common condition that is shrouded by misinformation is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Also known as enlarged prostate,...
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Importance of Cancer Screenings - Lungs

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Lung Cancer There are three main types of lung cancer. Knowing which type you have is important because it affects your treatment options and your outlook (prognosis). If you aren’t sure which type of lung cancer you have, ask your doctor so you can get the right information. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/lung-cancer.html Cáncer de pulmón Enter som...
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Importance of Cancer Screenings - Prostate

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Prostate Cancer The American Cancer Society provides detailed information on prostate cancer and its treatment. Find the information you need today. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostate-cancer.html Cáncer de próstata Enter some description here... https://www.cancer.org/es/cancer/cancer-de-prostata.html
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Importance of Cancer Screenings - Colorectal Cancer

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Colorectal Cancer The American Cancer Society provides helpful information and resources on colorectal cancer. Find the information you need today. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/colon-rectal-cancer.html Cáncer de colon o de recto La Sociedad Americana Contra El Cáncer le brinda información útil y recursos sobre el cáncer de colon y de recto. Encuen...
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Importance of Cancer Screenings - Cervical Cancer

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Cervical Cancer Learn about cervical cancer from early detection, support resources, treatment decisions, staying well after and more. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervical-cancer.html Cáncer de cuello uterino Aprenda sobre el cáncer de cuello uterino (cáncer cervical), incluyendo detección temprana, recursos de apoyo, decisiones del tratamiento y...
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American Cancer Society Recommendations for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer | Breast Cancer Information & Overview Get detailed information about breast cancer risks, causes, symptoms, treatments, research, and more. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer.html Cáncer de seno Enter some description here... https://www.cancer.org/es/cancer/cancer-de-seno.html ACS Breast Cancer Early Detection Recommend...
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HPV and CANCER | DISEASES and the VACCINES THAT PREVENT THEM

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HPV | Who Should Get Vaccine | Human Papillomavirus | CDC Why does your child need HPV vaccine? Get answers to common questions about HPV vaccines here. https://www.cdc.gov/hpv/parents/vaccine.html HPV also known as Human Papillomavirus  HPV vaccination is recommended for preteen girls and boys at age 11 or 12 years https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/...
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination: What Everyone Should Know

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What Everyone Should Know | Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination | Vaccination and Immunization | CDC What Everyone should know about the HPV vaccine. Who should and should not get the vaccine? What are the types of HPV vaccines? How well does the vaccine work, and what are the possible side effects? https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/hpv/public/in...
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Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure and Its Impact on Skin Cancer Risk

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Any Volunteers? The Risks of E-cigarettes for Young People

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Credit: (CDC)  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)   Published on Dec 7, 2016  Science shows that nicotine can harm teens' developing brains. Nicotine is a highly addictive drug, a common ingredient in most electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). This video from the U.S. Surgeon General advises parents to "Know the Risks,"...
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Reducing Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

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Secondhand Smoke Facts | CDC Enter some description here... https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/secondhand_smoke/general_facts/index.htm Surveys | Smoking & Tobacco Use | CDC View and download national and international survey results, as well as survey guides and manuals. https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/surveys/...
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Georgia Tobacco Prevention & Control Programs

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Extinguishing the Tobacco Epidemic in Georgia | CDC National Tobacco Control Program (NTCP) State Fact Sheets are available for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The fact sheets present the latest nationally representative data available for each state. https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/about/osh/state-fact-sheets/georgia/index.html Ready to Qu...
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GEORGIA SMOKEFREE ACT & PUBLIC HOUSING

Tobacco-Free Places | Georgia Department of Public Health SchoolsHospitalsWorkplaces https://dph.georgia.gov/tobacco-free-places Smoke-Free Policy in Public Housing | Georgia Department of Public Health Smoke-Free Policy in Public HousingThe U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development finalize the smoke-free policy rule for all public housing a...
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Caution! Teens and Tanning - Skin Cancer Prevention

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Free resources | American Academy of Dermatology Learn more about Free resources at aad.org https://www.aad.org/public/spot-skin-cancer/free-resources The Ugly Truth About Indoor Tanning Many people believe that using a tanning bed, booth, or sunlamp to get a tan is safer than tanning outside in the sun. But the truth is that just like sun tanning,...
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THE SUN'S HOT. SKIN CANCER'S NOT.

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​How to combat the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, and the dangers of tanning beds.  Protect Yourselfie infographic | American Academy of Dermatology Women younger than 30 are six times more likely to develop melanoma if they tan indoors. Use this infographic to educate teenage girls about how they can protect their skin an...
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Popular Weed Killer’s Alleged Link To Cancer Spreads Concern

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Popular Weed Killer’s Alleged Link To Cancer Spreads Concern Marla Cone Clumps of dandelions have popped up in your yard, so you reach for a bottle of Roundup, the popular weed killer. It is known for being very effective, but its main ingredient, glyphosate, is getting a lot of attention because of lawsuits alleging links to cancer. Last wee...
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Your Broadcast TV Channels May Change Frequencies

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Your Broadcast TV Channels May Change Frequencies (Family Features) If you rely on an antenna for your TV viewing, changes between now and July 2020 may affect reception of some of your channels. As part of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) work to make more airwaves available for high-speed mobile broadband services, some TV stat...
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Picnic-Perfect Plates for Outdoor Dining

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Picnic-Perfect Plates for Outdoor Dining (Family Features) Picnics, patio dining and al fresco foods all come to mind when warmer weather allows families and friends to enjoy the flavors of homemade meals in the great outdoors. As you seek out recipes for outdoor entertaining and more, try keeping the options light and simple with dishes that can b...
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