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Community Health: Education, Prevention and Inspiration

Empowering people to make healthy, respectful and responsible choices.

February is Heart Health Month

As American Heart Month wraps up, and after a recent news statement about women and heart attacks, providing data and facts about heart health and heart attack warning signs in women seems appropriate. What is Heart Disease you ask? Heart Disease is the buildup of plaque in the heart arteries which causes heart attacks. A heart attack strikes someone about every...

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Teen dating violence (TDV) has surfaced as a significant public health issue as incidence of TDV has escalated substantially in recent years. Research by the U.S. Department of Justice (2003) found that one in three high school students have been or will be involved in an abusive relationship . Furthermore, in recent national surveys, nearly ten percent of high...

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