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CDC’s hard-hitting anti-smoking campaign is back

Emotional messages, real life stories
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Last year’s national education ad campaign, "Tips from Former Smokers," was so successful that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a new series of ads along the same lines.


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Optometrists anticipate “boom” in eye diseases as baby boomers turn 60

Some diseases have no symptoms in early stages
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In a year where an estimated 2.8 million baby boomers will celebrate their 60th birthday, age-related eye diseases are becoming increasingly important health issues, according to the American Optometric Association.


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Ten ways to protect your eyesight

Even diet plays a part
By Dave Johnson
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We tend to take our eyes and our vision for granted. Sure, when we find out we need glasses or have to change to a stronger prescription, we think about our eyes – but other than that, how often do we pay attention to the wonderful gift of sight that most of us have?


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New guides help oil and gas industry with disease, fatigue

Improving both health, performance is goal
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With the oil and gas industry facing some unique safety and health challenges – such as long hours and worksites in areas at risk for vector-borne diseases -- an industry association is making available two publications to address those challenges.


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New atlas shows health hazards caused by climate change

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The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) have published a new atlas that illustrates the most significant challenges of climate change and its effects on health.


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ACOEM campaign to help companies address chronic disease among workers

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The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has announced a yearlong awareness-building campaign intended to help employers identify and respond to chronic diseases that commonly impact worker health and productivity.


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CDC wants all baby boomers tested for hepatitis C

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is proposing that every U.S. citizen born from 1945 through 1965 get tested for all hepatitis C – and presents some startling statistics to back up that idea.


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Chicken- and egg-related illnesses on the rise in U.S.

Will proposed Obama speedup of poultry processing cause more illness?
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Foodborne illnesses caused by chicken and eggs are a growing problem in the United States, according to a new report covering a decade's worth of data.


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Guidelines to help improve workplace health and wellness

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”Often, the indirect costs of illness and injury that burden businesses are several times higher than direct medical costs,” said Nancy Petersen, senior marketing manager, Cintas.


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Weight loss, increased fitness help aging type 2 diabetics stay mobile

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Weight loss and increased physical fitness nearly halved the risk of losing mobility in overweight or obese adults with type 2 diabetes, according to four-year results from the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) trial funded by the National Institutes of Health.


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