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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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5 Tips to Help Reduce Litter and Protect the Oceans

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5 Tips to Help Reduce Litter and Protect the Oceans (Family Features) The tide of environmental studies showing the harmful effects of litter and mismanaged waste on oceans are seemingly everywhere. For example, 8 million metric tons of plastics  wind up in streams, rivers and waterways each year, according to research published in “Scie...
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National Public Health Week, Tuesday, "Violence Prevention"

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National data show gun-related deaths are on the rise: between 2015-2016, the U.S. was home to nearly 27,400 homicides and nearly 45,000 suicides involving guns. Those numbers are the highest documented levels in a decade. About one in four women and one in nine men experience some form of intimate partner violence, and one out of every six America...
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5 Blood Clot Risk Factors

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5 Blood Clot Risk Factors (Family Features) Blood clots can affect anyone and may lead to significant health problems, but some people are at higher risk for life-threatening blood clots. One in four people worldwide die of conditions caused by blood clots, also known by the medical term "thrombosis." In fact, thrombosis is the third leading vascul...
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Sustainable Eating Made Easy

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Sustainable Eating Made Easy (Family Features) The needs of grocery shoppers are seemingly always evolving, and now more than ever, they want to know where and how their food is produced and what impact it has on the environment. This is commonly referred to as “sustainable eating,” and its popularity is growing among shoppers. Plant-ba...
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Friends Don't Let Friends Vape

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CDC - Flavorings-Related Lung Disease - NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topic A resource for findings and recommendations to reduce the risk of severe obstructive lung disease (bronchiolitis obliterans) associated with occupational exposures to flavorings. https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/flavorings/default.html Quick Facts on the Risks of E-ciga...
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How to Survive Pollen Season

If you're suffering from the abundant amount of pollen in the air, check out this video for a few helpful tips.
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Swing into Spring

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Swing into Spring (Family Features) While spring naturally means it’s time for a refresh for many homeowners, it doesn’t mean you’re limited only to a cleaning party. Take advantage of the season by using it as an opportunity to upgrade different areas of your home for reasons ranging from energy efficiency and convenience to ease...
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National Pi Day 3,415926

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  Calculating Pi Yourself There are many special methods used to calculate π and here is one you can try yourself: it is called the Nilakantha series (after an Indian mathematician who lived in the years 1444–1544). It goes on for ever and has this pattern: 3 + 4 2×3×4 − 4 4×5×6 + 4 6×7×8 − 4 8×9×10 + ... (Notice the + and − pattern, and also ...
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