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Apr 19th

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Strengthening access to community living for people with disabilities and older adults

Strengthening access to community living for people with disabilities and older adultsEvery person should have a chance to live, work, and thrive as a part of their local community. The Obama administration has worked to create more opportunities for people with disabilities and older adults to access the benefits of community living -- like living in a place of their own choosing with people they care about, having a job, and participating in community life.
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Men's Health Network supports screening for lung cancer, recommends e-cigarettes to curb smoking

Men's Health Network supports screening for lung cancer, recommends e-cigarettes to curb smoking(Washington, DC) – Men's Health Network strongly supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for lung cancer released on December 31, 2013, and it suggests that more emphasis be placed on effective strategies to prevent boys and men from starting to smoke and for realistic strategies to get them to narrow tobacco consumption.
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What you should know about acute heart failure

What you should know about acute heart failure(StatePoint) It's easy to be misled by the many misconceptions about heart disease -- for example -- that it only affects the elderly or those with unhealthy diets.

But in reality, every 40 seconds someone in America dies from heart disease, making it a leading cause of death in the country.
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Five secrets for quitting smoking

Five secrets for quitting smokingMost smokers say they want to quit and many will make a New Year's Resolution to quit in 2014. If this is your year to quit, the American Lung Association (ALA) offers five tips to help you along the way:
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Summit Academy OIC awarded five grants totaling $1.65 million

Summit Academy OIC awarded five grants totaling $1.65 millionThanks to national and local grants totaling $1.65 million, Summit Academy OIC will expand its healthcare training and further enhance its construction programs while working to decrease the employment gap that exists for communities of color in the Twin Cities.
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Better Business Bureau says losing weight is great but keep an eye on the bottom line

Better Business Bureau says losing weight is great but keep an eye on the bottom lineMany of us start the new year pledging to do things better. After weeks of holiday feasts and treats, getting in shape is generally one of the most common New Year's resolutions. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) says while losing weight is always a laudable goal, it's also important to treat this decision like any other major purchase.
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A new day in health care coverage

A new day in health care coverageJanuary 1 marked not only the beginning of a new year, but an exciting new day in health care as millions of Americans will now be able to access care, thanks to the coverage they found at the Health Insurance Marketplace.
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