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    How to Prevent Falls and Stay Safe

    Falls are the leading cause of injury for people over 65 years of age. These injuries can result in decreased mobility and a loss of independence.

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    Behavioral Health Services

    The terms “behavioral health” and “mental health” are often used interchangeably. … Behavioral health includes not only ways of promoting well-being by preventing or intervening in mental illness such as depression or anxiety, but also has as an aim preventing or intervening in substance abuse or other addictions.

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    Physical Fitness and Nutrition

    It is known that healthful eating and regular exercise can prevent and control many conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. A plan everyone should follow is: take your medications as prescribed, see your doctor once a year for a “well visit” and eat a healthy diet.

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    Quit Smoking for Good

    Smoking can lead to serious illnesses including heart disease, stroke and lung diseases like emphysema, chronic bronchitis and COPD. It also contributes to more than 10 different kinds of cancer.

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    Understanding Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

    STDs are serious illnesses that require treatment. Some STDs, such as HIV, cannot be cured and can be deadly. By learning more about STDs, you can learn ways to protect yourself.

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    What is Hepatitis C?

    This infection of the liver is caused by the hepatitis C virus. About 3.5 million people in the U.S. have the disease. But it causes few symptoms, so most of them don’t know.

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    What is HIV/AIDS?

    Human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is the virus that causes AIDS. HIV/AIDS weakens a person’s ability to fight infections. It is contracted through unprotected sex or needle sharing.

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    Asthma – A Quick Guide

    Asthma is a chronic lung disease that intermittently inflames and narrows the airways. People with asthma may experience wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing when the airways narrow.

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    Chemical Dependency /Substance Abuse

    Substance abuse is a medical term used to describe a pattern of using something, either illegal or legal that causes significant problems or distress.

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    Dental Care

    Problems with your teeth can affect how and what you eat. Poor dental health can also lead to pneumonia and heart disease. Gum disease and oral cancer, if found and treated early, need not become a major problem.

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