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Heart Disease in Women: Health Tips & Facts from the CDC
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12 Ways to Have a Healthy Holiday Season: Tips from the CDC
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Tips to Stay Safe and Healthy this Halloween from the CDC
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Beat the Heat: Tips from the CDC
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Breast Cancer in Young Women
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Receives American College of Cardiology Award for Cardiac Care
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Fourth of July Fireworks Safety Tips
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Skin Cancer Awareness and Sun Safety
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"The 12 Ways to Health" Presented by the CDC
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National Hand Washing Awareness Week

Heart Disease in Women: Health Tips & Facts from the CDC

February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Although heart disease is sometimes thought of as a “man’s disease,” around the same number of women and men die each year of heart disease in the United States. Learn how to lower your chance for…

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12 Ways to Have a Healthy Holiday Season: Tips from the CDC

Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy. Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays. Wash hands often to help prevent the spread of germs. It’s flu season. Wash your…

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Tips to Stay Safe and Healthy this Halloween from the CDC

Don’t let your health get tricked this Halloween! Here are a few ways to stay safe and healthy. 1. Get Moving Carve out time to be active this Halloween – between get-togethers and trick-or-treating in the neighborhood. Take a walk and do some weight training to help you feel good! Regular physical activity can help…

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Beat the Heat: Tips from the CDC

Extreme heat events pose a serious danger to people throughout the United States. Studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have shown that exposure to extreme heat can increase discomfort and fatigue, cause heat cramps, and increase emergency room visits and hospitalizations.   Everyone should take steps to protect themselves and…

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Breast Cancer in Young Women

Most breast cancers are found in women who are 50 years old or older, but breast cancer also affects younger women. About 11% of all new cases of breast cancer in the United States are found in women younger than 45 years of age. Who Has a Higher Risk? Some young women are at a…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Receives American College of Cardiology Award for Cardiac Care

NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Silver award recognizes high standards. Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network (ACTION) Registry–GWTG Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2015. LCMH is one of the top 8.5% of hospitals nationally to be recognized for this quality achievement. The…

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Fourth of July Fireworks Safety Tips

Fourth of July is a fun-filled day spent with family and friends in the backyard grilling, swimming, and watching fabulous firework shows. Fireworks are beautiful and amazing to watch; however, they can also be incredibly dangerous if not used properly. In order to ensure that you and your family have a safe holiday, here are…

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Skin Cancer Awareness and Sun Safety

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Most cases of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer, are caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. To lower your skin cancer risk, protect your skin from the sun and avoid indoor tanning. Sun Safety Tips Check the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s UV…

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"The 12 Ways to Health" Presented by the CDC

1. The first way to health, said the CDC to me Wash hands to be safe and healthy. 2. The second way to health, said the CDC to me Bundle up for warmth, and wash hands to be safe and healthy. 3. The third way to health, said the CDC to me Manage stress, bundle up for warmth, and wash hands…

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National Hand Washing Awareness Week

Sunday, December 1, marks the first day of National Hand Washing Awareness Week. During cold and flu season, hand washing is especially important. Hand washing is easy to do and it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of many types of infection and illness in all settings—from your home and workplace to child…

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