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Before you fire up the grill this summer, follow these simple tips to protect yourself, family and friends from foodborne illnesses and Zika Virus.
- By St. Joseph Medical Center
Are you 50 or older?Did you know your lifetime chances of contracting colon cancer are 1 in 20?

Act Early and  #GetScreened

- By Donna Costa, MA, MHS

November 19, 2015 is  the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout event which is a day to encourage smokers to quite.

About 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. As of 2013, there were also 12.4 million cigar smokers in the US, and over 2.3 million who smoke tobacco in pipes — other dangerous and addictive forms of tobacco.

By quitting, even for one day,  you will be taking an important step toward a healthier life. 

- By Donna Costa, MA, MHS

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