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Worker Safety

With Labor Day just gone by, it′s important to remember that workers are staying safe on the job. The following links go to CDC′s features on workplace safety and statistics on work-related injuries.

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Return to School

As kids return to school, so do the germs. The following links provide information on CDC′s recommended vaccine schedule and highlight some adverse affects of not receiving vaccinations.

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Grandparents′ Day

For Grandparents′ day, celebrated every Sunday after Labor Day, it′s time to recognize the grandparents of the world. The following links include resources for healthy aging and recommendations for vaccinating seniors

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Be Prepared

September is National Preparedness Month. The following links provide information about this year’s theme and what to do in case of an emergency.

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Infant Mortality

September is National Infant Mortality Awareness Month. The United States ranks 23rd among industrialized nations in the world in infant mortality.

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15th, the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries—Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. In the 2000 U.S. census, more than 38 million people identified themselves as Hispanic/Latinos. The following links provide information on Hispanic health issues.

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World Rabies Day

World Rabies Day is September 28, 2008. Rabies kills more than 50,000 people and millions of animals around the world and has been reported in every U.S. state except for Hawaii.

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World Heart Day

World Heart Day, September 28th, reminds us all we need to keep the beat going strong. Find resources on heart disease and more below.

Coming Next Month

Next Month... look for ideas about Halloween safety, properly preparing food during the holidays, breast cancer awareness, hurricane safety and world non-violence day.

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