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Free Mammogram and Pap Test
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Free Mammogram and Pap Test Paula Thaqi, MD, Director, Florida Health Department for Broward County Women: Put yourself first this Mother’s Day by finding out if you qualify for a free mammogram and Pap test, courtesy of the Florida Department … Read More

Need yellow fever vaccine ? Plan ahead
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Need yellow fever vaccine ? Plan ahead Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Planning a trip to South America or Africa? Find out if yellow fever vaccine is needed at your destination and plan ahead to get it. Only a limited … Read More

Celebrate National Minority Health Month
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Celebrate National Minority Health Month Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC April is National Minority Health Month. The theme for 2018 is “Partnering for Health Equity.” Learn more and help raise awareness of the health disparities that affect minorities. … Read More

Wash Your Hands
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Wash Your Hands Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself, your family, and others from getting sick. Washing your hands with soap and water is simple and easy. More importantly, … Read More

April is STD Awareness Month
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April is STD Awareness Month Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC There’s no avoiding the statistics: the number of reported sexually transmitted disease (STD) cases are at an all-time high, and if you are sexually active, you are at … Read More

World Tuberculosis Day
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World Tuberculosis Day Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC World Tuberculosis Day is observed every year on March 24. Learn how CDC is working for a Tuberculosis free world. World Tuberculosis Day commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. … Read More

Running for your Health
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Running for your Health Paula Thaqi, MD, Director, Florida Health Department for Broward County Walking is great way to get the 150 minutes of moderate exercise we all need every week for good health, but if you want to raise … Read More

World Water Day 2018
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World Water Day 2018 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC World Water Day is observed each year on March 22 to promote the responsible use of water and access to safe water for everyone. Around the world, 844 million … Read More

Helping Kids Understand Alzheimer’s Disease
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Helping Kids Understand Alzheimer’s Disease National Institute on Aging, NIH When a family member has Alzheimer’s disease, it affects everyone in the family, including children and grandchildren. It’s important to talk to them about what is happening. How much and what … Read More

Are You At Risk for Clots ?
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Are You At Risk for Clots ? Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Venous thromboembolism (VTE), also known as blood clots, is a serious, growing public health issue that everyone should know about. Blood clots are preventable, yet an … Read More