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Focus on Health

Hospice: the move to a quality of life


Hospice workers/volunteers provide many kinds of services to the terminally ill, but one of the most important is just giving comfort to the person.

Immunizations are not just for kids


In addition to having traditional check-ups to monitor things such as blood pressure, adults need to stay on top of their vaccinations as well.

Tobacco users encouraged to learn the dangers of smoking


Smoking contributes to a number of health problems, including heart disease, cancer and reproductive problems. Smokers are encouraged to take steps to stop smoking.

Seeing is enjoying


Getting regular eye exams, even when you feel as though your vision is perfect, is a good way to minimize the typical side effects of aging with respect to vision.

Research suggests link between cancer and cholesterol


Most people associate cholesterol with elevated risk for stroke and heart attacks. However, research indicates there also may be a correlation between cholesterol and cancer, most notably prostate and breast cancers. In fact, lowering cholesterol lev...




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