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September 15, 2008

Chili peppers and figs


Chili peppers and figs are September′s Fruit and Vegetable of the Month. Celebrate Fruit and Veggie Matter More Month with the CDC
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September 9, 2008

more women attempt suicide



More than 32,000 people kill themselves each year. Men are 4 times more likely to die from suicide, but 3 times more women attempt suicide. Get the facts and help prevent suicide during Suicide Prevention Week.
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September 8, 2008

MRSA Skin Infections

CDC estimates that Americans visit doctors more than 12 million times per year for skin infections typical of those caused by staph bacteria. In some areas of the country, more than half of the skin infections are MRSA. Concerned parents and health providers can help protect families with more information.
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September 5, 2008

Preparing for hurricane season is essential for preventing disaster-related health problems. Making a plan and preparing a kit are just two ways you can get ready.
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September 4, 2008

Now that kids are back hitting the books and hitting the field, it’s a good idea to make sure your child is immunized. CDC has put together a recommended regular and catch-up schedule.
» 2008 Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Calendar




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