May is National Stroke Awareness Month

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According to the National Stroke Association, there are 6.8 million adult stroke survivors in the U.S. Learn the warning signs of a stroke. Act FAST and CALL 9-1-1 or press the button on your One Call Alert IMMEDIATELY at any sign of a stroke. Use FAST to remember the warning signs.   Stroke…

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World Health Day vouches to beat diabetes

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Each year the World Health Organization identifies a global health concern to address on World Health Day, April 7. The 2016 theme is Beat Diabetes. Diabetes worldwide Around the globe, more than 350 million people live with diabetes, and that number is projected to grow. Most—about 90 percent—have type 2…

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Mental Illness is More than Just Depression

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In the United States, more than 43 million adults live with mental illness. That’s about one in every five. The percentages dramatically increase in certain social demographics such as the homeless and prisoners. May is designated as Mental Health Month to raise awareness about the numerous conditions that fall under…

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