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African-American women in the fight against Breast Cancer

African-American women in the fight against Breast CancerDallas, TX - Breast cancer is the most common cancer among African American women and the second most common cause of cancer death, exceeded only by lung cancer. More than 6,000 African American women are expected to die from the disease in 2009 alone.
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Reform health to care

One of the most difficult experiences by a family with a(n) aging parent(s) is the prospect or need for medical care that is so serious that surgery is recommended. This becomes all the more complicated by a family when most of them do not live in the same city as the aging parent. I support wholeheartedly health care reform, because I believe that everyone is entitled health care and information. Increasingly I am convinced that a public option is necessary. I am very troubled by what our family is experiencing.
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(Health and Wellness) Ideas to motivate you to get regular exercise

(Health and Wellness) Ideas to motivate you to get regular exerciseI’ll do it tomorrow!  Wait until this T.V. show is over!  I’m to busy!  It will take too much time!  I’m sleepy! 

These are some of the many excuses that people use to avoid exercising regularly.  Most people know it is important to get some form of exercise, but do not have motivation to do so.  Motivation to exercise differs from person to person.  So what exactly does it take to get you motivated to move?
This article will give readers some basic ideas that can get them motivated to exercise just a little more.  All of the following ideas may not be for you, but hopefully, you may be able to use at least one motivational idea.

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Survey: Disparities in health coverage for Minnesota kids

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Despite Minnesota's ranking as third in the nation in the percentage of people who have health insurance, a new survey indicates some disparities for kids in the state.
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Minnesota Nurses Association’s Linda Hamilton honored at National AFL-CIO Convention

Minnesota Nurses Association’s Linda Hamilton honored at National AFL-CIO ConventionAt its quadrennial convention September 14 - 16, AFL-CIO honored the work of MNA’s Linda Hamilton, RN, and other union activists whose election season volunteer work helped make workers’ voices heard.
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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention opens Greater Minnesota Chapter

New York, NY - The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has opened its newest chapter. The addition of the Greater Minnesota Chapter brings the total number of AFSP chapters in the U.S. to 36.
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A healthy lifestyle protects from Alzheimer's

My wife has dozens of magazines largely devoted to the myriad ways in which you can dress, style your hair and put on make-up to look younger than your years. But the real secret to growing old gracefully is taking care of both your mind and body so you can stay healthy and active longer. When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, living a healthy lifestyle is one of the most important things you can do to help protect yourself from developing it.
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