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...sign up," Byrd said. There is not a reliable substitute for blood. Donor blood is vital to people with certain chronic diseases, cancer patients and in both scheduled and emergency surgeries. Most people are familiar with someone who has required...

...offers many benefits for older adults, including reducing and minimizing the signs, symptoms and risk factors for chronic diseases and conditions like arthritis, obesity and diabetes. Additionally, exercise can help fight depression and improve...

...chips, candy and soda - are calorie-rich and nutrient-poor, contributing to higher rates of obesity and related chronic diseases among low-income residents.Yet people's food choices are influenced by what is available, said Dr. Giridhar...
A Republican response to Obamacare

...could counter with ads showing people who say they had no insurance before Obamacare and they can now have their chronic diseases treated. Republicans might respond by saying the insurance "cure" may be worse than the disease and could ultimately...
Flu shots catch on late

...workers and others who live with or care for more vulnerable people, such as infants, the elderly or people with chronic diseases, get vaccinated. Vaccine availability may vary around the state. In an interview Friday, Greg Wilkinson, public...
StrongWomen Across America starts U.S. tour in Kenai

...relationship with the Kenaitze Indian Tribe in terms of our strength training and healthy hearts program to help reduce chronic diseases in mid-life and older women. So our natural connection here with Linda Tannehill of the UAF cooperative extension...
Why I voted yes for health reform

...approach that recognizes we can't slow medical costs until we do more to promote good health and prevent the toll of chronic diseases. I insisted on protections and tax relief for small business. Businesses with 50 or fewer employees are exempt...
Red Cross: Preparation saves lives, property in times of disaster

...someone needs a blood transfusion, including cancer patients, accident victims, premature infants and people with chronic diseases. Your blood donation means so much to individuals who need it and you can help make a difference. Giving blood...
Georgia chicken company keeps insurance costs down by pushing workers toward healthier habits

...because of chronic disease. ''You can't make anybody take their medicine, but we want them to be aware of the chronic diseases before they become a problem,'' said company controller Ed Bland. Many other companies are ill-equipped to...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...changes, which include getting regular medical screenings, ''can dramatically reduce a person's risk for most chronic diseases,'' including heart disease, cancer and stroke, the study said. ''It's very simple stuff. This is not rocket...


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