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Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (alcohol dependence) are serious problems that affect about 1 out of 10 (10 percent of) U.S. adults. The results may affect those […]

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Wise Drinking – A Health Power Tip Sheet

    Why Watch the Alcohol? Possible Negative Effects of Drinking Alcohol include: Decreased normal inhibitions, which leads to people often doing things they wouldn’t […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Health Care Inequality

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.      What We Think […]

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Stress Prevention and Reduction

  Stress Prevention and Reduction: An Overview – 14 Part Series   Overview on Stress Prevention and Reduction Part 1  – Walking and Other Exercises […]

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Flu Season is Here! Get Your Annual Shot Now

Severe Flu Season Predicted: Get Your Flu  Shot Now Although vaccinations are generally thought of as something for young children, it is also very important […]

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14th Annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving Campaign

Dr. Norma Goodwin, President of Health Power for Minorities, interviews: “Despacito” singer Luis Fonsi, a Latin Grammy Award winner and a 10-year St. Jude Children’s […]

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Thyroid Awareness

  Every year, the month of January is dedicated for Thyroid Awareness. Thyroid Awareness Month focuses on creating awareness about thyroid-related disorders. Several campaigns and […]

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Wake-up Call for Minority Health: Action is Power!

    The beginning of the year is a great time for a wake-up call about obesity, diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. These 4 conditions […]

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National Radon Health Month to Raise Awareness about Radon Exposure

National Radon Health Month is observed each year during the month of January. The main goal behind this cause is to increase awareness about  poisonous […]

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National Birth Defects and Prevention

  National Birth Defect and Prevention Month is an annual tradition in January. As statistically reported, every 5th minute a child with a disability is […]

Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (alcohol dependence) are serious problems that affect about 1 out of 10 (10 percent of) U.S. adults. The results may affect those who come in contact with the drinker, in addition to the drinker. The main differences between alcohol abuse and alcoholism follow. Alcohol Abuse
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Wise Drinking – A Health Power Tip Sheet

    Why Watch the Alcohol? Possible Negative Effects of Drinking Alcohol include: Decreased normal inhibitions, which leads to people often doing things they wouldn't normally do; Possible anger, depression, anxiety, arguments, and even violence after drinking heavily; Increased risk of being invol
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Health Care Inequality

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.      What We Think Dr. King Would Say to Fight Health Care Inequality Even with improvements in the general health of the U.S. population over the past 50 years, racial and ethnic m
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Stress Prevention and Reduction

  Stress Prevention and Reduction: An Overview - 14 Part Series   Overview on Stress Prevention and Reduction Part 1  - Walking and Other Exercises Part 2  - Healthy Eating Part 3  - Deep Breathing Part 4  - Progressive Muscular Relaxation Part 5  - Yoga Part 6  - Adequate Sleep Part 7  - Tai
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Flu Season is Here! Get Your Annual Shot Now

Severe Flu Season Predicted: Get Your Flu  Shot Now Although vaccinations are generally thought of as something for young children, it is also very important for adults over 50 years of age and individuals with damaged immune systems to get a flu vaccine every year. Doing so can save many lives. CDC rec
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