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STI (STD) Awareness

April is STI Awareness Month. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) or Venereal Diseases (VD) are infections that are passed […]

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Wake-up Call for Minority Health

    National Minority Health Month, which is April, is a great time for a wake-up call about obesity, diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. These […]

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Alcohol Abuse/ Alcoholism: Are You Just a ‘Social Drinker’? Think Again

Did you know that April is Alcohol Awareness Month? Take action if you’re more than a social drinker. Most people give little thought to their […]

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Connection Between Heartburn and Cancer of the Esophagus – – What You Need to Know

Dr. Jobe Blair, Director of the Esophageal and Lung Institute at Allegheny Health Network of Pittsburgh and Clinical Professor of Surgery at Temple University School […]

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Luck of the Genetic Draw: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

  Health Power Interviews Dr. Srihari Naidu, nationally recognized interventional cardiologist and Director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program at Westchester Medical Center, NY. Although a […]

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Things to Know About Opioid Overdose Deaths

  Dr. Norma Goodwin, President of Health Power interviews of Dr. William Morrone, a certified pain physician, and David Hume, whose son, Greg, died of […]

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Saluting Outstanding Women of Color for Women’s History Month

Because March is Women’s History Month, we here at Health Power appreciate and salute women of color – as a group and as individuals, and […]

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Tips for National Nutrition Month in Our Food and Fitness Channel

What you eat, and how much of it, AND how you move, and how much, has a lot to do with your physical, mental and […]

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Native Americans and HIV/AIDS

March 20th marks both the first day of Spring and National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), […]

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Quick Guide to Love Your Colon

  It’s National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month About Cancer of the Colon (Colorectal Cancer) Cancer of the colon (large intestine or large bowel) is also […]

STI (STD) Awareness

April is STI Awareness Month. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) or Venereal Diseases (VD) are infections that are passed on from one person to another through sexual contact. The infection can be passed on through vaginal intercourse, oral sex, an
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Autism Report A Fraud and More About Autism

April is National Autism Awareness Month, which is a good time to emphasize that the report of a relationship between autism and vaccination is a fraud. Following is information about this misleading myth. Autism Report Fraud  The British Medical Journal, which is highly regarded in the medical field, h
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Wake-up Call for Minority Health

    National Minority Health Month, which is April, is a great time for a wake-up call about obesity, diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. These 4 conditions are linked to each other, and each often results in serious and often avoidable health problems. That’s why we call them “Our Big 4
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How to Fight Distracted Driving Habits

Distracted Driving Awareness Month is key for reviewing and adjusting our current driving attitudes and habits, as necessary. While smartphones have made it easy for us to stay connected at all times, they can pose serious safety risks for those who decide to check their text messages, emails, phone cal
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