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Did you know that skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States? There are many types of skin cancer. The two main types are squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma. Melanoma is the third most common Read More
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When it comes to food allergies and anaphylaxis, it is recommended that one be deliberate and not hesitate when using epinephrine.  A form of adrenaline – epinephrine is a hormone the human body creates naturally in response to stress. When Read More
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If you have diabetes, your blood glucose can rise when you get sick. Here are important tips to follow if you become ill. TAKE DIABETES MEDICATION Always take diabetes medication as directed, unless your care team tells you otherwise. NO Read More
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Anaphylaxis (an–a–fi–LAK–sis) is a serious allergic reaction that comes on quickly and is potentially life-threatening. Anaphylaxis includes a wide range of signs and symptoms that can occur alone, or in combination, after exposure to an allergen. Symptoms of anaphylaxis can Read More
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With all that is happening in our lives today, it may be overwhelming to consider putting down familiar habits. Research has demonstrated that there is increased risk with tobacco use and COVID-19. There are numerous resources to help you say Read More
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In these uncertain times, it may be difficult to afford the diabetes medication you need. These resources may reduce the cost of your medication. THE MANUFACTURER Many companies that manufacture insulin have cost saving programs for their consumers. Some companies Read More
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To prevent COVID-19, the CDC recommends cleaning and disinfecting daily. However, many disinfecting products can exacerbate asthma. Learn how to choose cleaning products that are better for your asthma and prevent the spread of COVID-19. DISINFECTANT CHEMICALS Some chemicals may Read More
The Healthy Schools Action Team has created a virtual teaching resource guide related to the 10 focus areas of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model.  This model is the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) framework for addressing health Read More
Several people are worried about their health due to the crisis caused by COVID-19. Many are concerned about potential exposure to the virus and are taking extra precautions to stay healthy and prevent spread. While worries and anxiety about health Read More
For people with type I and type II diabetes, becoming infected with COVID-19 may have more serious outcomes than people without diabetes. Below are tips for staying healthy and what to do if you get sick. RISK FACTORS For people Read More

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