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01/31/2018 10:00 AM EST

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. American Heart Month is a chance to raise awareness about preventing heart disease.…

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01/31/2018 10:00 AM EST

About 1 in 10 teens who have been on a date have also been physically abused by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the last year. Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month is a national effort to raise awareness and protect teens from violence. You can help by encouraging schools, community-based organizations, parents, and teens to come together to prevent teen dating violence.…

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01/30/2018 01:00 PM EST

February 22, 2018 | 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. ET Register Now

Join us on Thursday, February 22 at 12:30 p.m. ET for a Progress Review webinar featuring 2 Healthy People 2020 topic areas:

  • Hearing and Other Sensory or Communication Disorders
  • Vision

You’ll also learn how the University of Arizona is developing a community‐based health education and support program for adults with hearing loss and their families.…

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