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2022 Health Awareness Planning Calendar

    2022 Health Awareness Planning Calendar   January Cervical Health Awareness Month Birth Defects Prevention Month Glaucoma Awareness Month Radon Action Month Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month Thyroid Awareness Month February AMD / Low Vision Awareness American Heart Month Prenatal Infection Prevention Month Children’s Dental Health Month March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Endometriosis Awareness […]

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Do You Live in One of America’s Clumsiest Cities?

    2022-01-11 Do You Live in One of America’s Clumsiest Cities?     (StatePoint) Clumsiness is a trait many can relate to. Unfortunately, even the slightest misstep can be disastrous for your phone, whether it’s cracking your screen or destroying delicate components in water. The Clumsiest Cities in America Index, a new report from […]

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3 Things to Know About Stroke

3 Things to Know About Stroke (Family Features) Strokes, the second-leading cause of death globally, affect millions of people each year. A stroke can cause lasting disability and unimaginable pain for those impacted and their loved ones. This year, 14.5 million people globally will have a stroke and 5.5 million people will die as a […]

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He Was Filming on His Phone. Then a Deputy Attacked Him and Charged Him With Resisting Arrest.

He Was Filming on His Phone. Then a Deputy Attacked Him and Charged Him With Resisting Arrest. by Richard A. Webster, WRKF and WWNO, with data analysis by Greg Morton, ProPublica ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox.   […]

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Hearing the Stories of Veterans and Advocates Nationwide

  Hearing the Stories of Veterans and Advocates Nationwide (StatePoint) The years after military service can be fraught, as many veterans are dealing with both physical and invisible wounds of war. A new campaign hopes to draw attention both to the struggles those who have served in the military face and the ways veterans have […]

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HHS Poverty Guidelines for 2021

    HHS Poverty Guidelines for 2021 U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Programs   The 2021 poverty guidelines are in effect as of January 13, 2021 Federal Register Notice, February 1, 2021 – Full text. 2021 POVERTY GUIDELINES FOR THE 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Persons […]

Most Americans Ill-Prepared for Natural Disasters. Are You Among Them?

  Most Americans Ill-Prepared for Natural Disasters. Are You Among Them? (StatePoint) A time when natural disasters are growing in frequency, most Americans are not physically or financially prepared to handle them. According to a new Wells Fargo & Company survey, 84% of Americans live in areas that have experienced some form of natural disaster […]

Reduce Your Risk of Falling by Taking These Simple Steps

  Reduce Your Risk of Falling by Taking These Simple Steps   (StatePoint) A fall can result in unwanted outcomes, including injury, loss of independence, and a decreased ability to do the things that are most important to you or a loved one. Each year, 3 million older adults are treated in emergency departments for […]

The Peace Corps is Recruiting Volunteers from Diverse Backgrounds

The Peace Corps is Recruiting Volunteers from Diverse Backgrounds (StatePoint) The Peace Corps, established in 1961, partners with communities abroad to develop sustainable solutions for the world’s most pressing challenges at the grassroots level. While all volunteers returned home in March of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency is working to return to […]

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Eight Facts to Know about Women’s Health

Eight Facts to Know about Women’s Health Women and girls face unique health challenges across their lifespans. Learn how some of these health conditions affect millions of women and girls each year.   Two out of every three caregivers in the United States are women. Two out of every three caregivers in the United States are women. Women who are caregivers have […]

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