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Abuse - AIDS/HIV - Asthma - Cancer - Children/Infants - Dental - Diabetes - Diseases/Conditions - Emergencies - Food/Nutrition - Heart - Housing - Immunization - Injuries and Wounds - Jobs - Medical Tests - Medicines - Mental Health - Patient Safety - Personal Health Issues - Pregnancy/Reproduction - Refugee Orientation - Sexual Health - Smoking - Staying Healthy - Substance Abuse - Symptoms - Tuberculosis


Abuse
Child Abuse (An Introduction)
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Dating Violence
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Domestic violence hurts the whole family.
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Elder Abuse (Introduction)
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AIDS/HIVaa
AIDS and Pregnancy (An Introduction)
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HIV/AIDS Basics - How you get HIV/AIDS?
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HIV/AIDS Basics - Prevention
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HIV/AIDS Basics - Signs & Symptoms
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HIV/AIDS Basics - Testing
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HIV/AIDS Basics - Treatment
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HIV/AIDS Basics - What are HIV and AIDS?
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HIV/AIDS - CD4 Count
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HIV/AIDS Prevention - Mother to Child
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HIV/AIDS Prevention - Sexual Risks
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HIV/AIDS Prevention - Substance Abuse
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HIV/AIDS - Opportunistic Infections
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HIV/AIDS - Sharing Your HIV Status
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HIV/AIDS - Viral Load
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Asthma
Asthma (An Introduction)
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Asthma and Children (An Introduction)
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Asthma and Children: a Guide to Coping
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Cancer
Bladder Cancer (An Introduction)
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Breast Cancer (An Introduction)
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Cervical Cancer (An Introduction)
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Colorectal Cancer - What is it?
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Colorectal Cancer - Who is at risk?
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Multiple Myeloma (An Introduction)
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Neuroblastoma (An Introduction)
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Pancreatic Cancer (An Introduction)
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Prostate Cancer
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Prostate Cancer (An Introduction)
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Skin Cancer (An Introduction)
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Testicular Cancer (An Introduction)
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Children/Infants
Adolescence
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Adoption (An Introduction)
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Asthma and Children - A Guide to Coping
see Asthma
Asthma and Children(An Introduction)
see Asthma
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD (An Introduction)
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Bullying (An Introduction)
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Car Seat Safety
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Cerebral Palsy (An Introduction)
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Child Abuse (An Introduction)
see Abuse
Child Care (An Introduction)
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Child Dental Health (An Introduction)
Circumcision (An Introduction)
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Cleft Lip and Palate (An Introduction)
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Congenital Heart Defects (An Introduction)
see Heart
Down Syndrome (An Introduction)
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Ear Infections (An Introduction)
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Infancy
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Lead Poisoning in Children
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Newborn Screening (An Introduction)
Obesity in Children
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Premature Babies (An Introduction)
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Prevent Errors in Your Child's Care Care (The Basics)
Prevent Errors in Your Child's Care Care (Going to the Hospital)
Prevent Errors in Your Child's Care Care (Having an Operation)
Prevent Errors in Your Child's Care Care (Lab and Medical Tests)
Prevent Errors in Your Child's Care Care (Taking Medicines Safely)
Prevent Poisoning in Children
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (An Introduction)
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Dental Health
Child Dental Health (An Introduction)
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Dentures (An Introduction)
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Getting older? Why your Teeth and Gums are Important for Good Health
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Diabetes
Control Your Diabetes: It's worth your time, Part I: The Basics
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Control Your Diabetes: It's worth your time, Part II: Diet and Exercise
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Control Your Diabetes: It's worth your time, Part III: Medication & Glucose Numbers
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Diabetes (An Introduction)
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Diabetes and Pregnancy (An Introduction)
Diabetes - Are you at Risk from the World’s Fastest Growing Disease?
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Diabetes Complications (An Introduction)
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Diabetes - Getting Your Insulin Dose Ready
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Diabetes - Giving a Subcutaneous Injection
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Diabetes Medicines (An Introduction)
Diabetes Type 2
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Diabetes - What Can I Do to Take Care of My Feet?
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Diabetic Eye Problems (An Introduction)
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Diabetic Kidney Problems (An Introduction)
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Diabetic Nerve Problems (An Introduction)
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How Can Diabetes Hurt My Feet?
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Diseases/Conditions
Abdominal Pain (An Introduction)
HIV and AIDS
Alcoholism (An Introduction)
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Allergy (An Introduction)
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Alzheimers Disease (An Introduction)
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Appendicitis (An Introduction)
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD (An Introduction)
Back Pain (An Introduction)
Chronic Bronchitis (An Introduction)
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Cold Sores (An Introduction)
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COPD (An Introduction)
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (An Introduction)
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Dementia (An Introduction)
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E. Coli Infections (An Introduction)
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Epilepsy (An Introduction)
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Eye Diseases (An Introduction)
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Gallbladder Diseases (An Introduction)
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Gout (An Introduction)
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Hay Fever (An Introduction)
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Hepatitis A (An Introduction)
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Hepatitis C (An Introduction)
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Hernia (An Introduction)
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Incontinence - (The Basics)
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Incontinence - (Getting Help)
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Incontinence - (Early Diagnosis and Symptoms)
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Infectious Mononucleosis (An Introduction)
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (An Introduction)
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Kidney Failure (An Introduction)
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Lung Diseases (An Introduction)
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Migraine (An Introduction)
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Motion Sickness (An Introduction)
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Multiple Sclerosis (An Introduction)
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Stroke
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Thyroid Diseases (An Introduction)
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Urinary Tract Infections (An Introduction)
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Warts (An Introduction)
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Yeast Infections (An Introduction)
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Emergencies
Blackouts
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Build an emergency preparedness kit
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Cardiac Arrest (An Introduction)
see Heart
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (An Introduction)
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Chemical Emergencies
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Choking (An Introduction)
Downed Power Lines
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Evacuation and Community Shelters
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Fire Safety at Home
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Floods and Flash Flooding
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Heat Waves
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How to Recognize When Chemical Agents have been Used
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How to Use the 911 Emergency Telephone System
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Lightning and Thunderstorms
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Make an emergency plan
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Natural Gas Emergencies
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Pets and Disaster
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Public Health Emergencies
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Recognizing Medical Emergencies
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Safe Water in an Emergency
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Sheltering in Place
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Sirens and Telephone Alerts
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Tornadoes
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Volunteers Needed
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Watches and Warnings
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What to do in an Emergency: A checklist
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What to expect in the Emergency Room
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Wildfires
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Winter Storms and Extreme Cold
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Food/Nutrition
Feeding Your Baby with Breastmilk
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Control Your Diabetes: It's worth your time, Diet & Exercise
Cut Down on Fat - Not on taste!
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Cut Down on Salt and Sodium!
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Feeding Children the Right Message (Part 1)
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Feeding Children the Right Message (Part 2)
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Feeding Your Baby - Birth to 12 Months (Part 1)
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Feeding Your Baby - Birth to 12 Months (Part 2)
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Food Safety for Seniors - The Basics
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Food Safety for Seniors - Food Safety at Home
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Food Safety for Seniors - Special Foods, Special Advice
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Food Safety for Seniors - Eating Out, Bringing In
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Food Safety for Seniors - Apply the Heat
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Food Safety for Seniors - Refrigerator and Freezer Storage Chart
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Food Safety for Seniors - Thermometer Tips
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Good Hygiene for Safe Food
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Healthy Foods for Healthy Adults
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Healthy Food for Healthy Children
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Keep Your Food Safe
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Maintain a Healthy Weight
Meal Time is Family Time
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Nutrition Tips - After Delivery (Part 1)
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Nutrition Tips - After Delivery (Part 2)
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Obesity in Children
Smart Grocery Shopping
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Stay Active to Stay Healthy
Heart
Angina (An Introduction)
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Arrhythmia (An Introduction)
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Cardiac Arrest (An Introduction)
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Congenital Heart Defects (An Introduction)
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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Heart Attack
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Heart Failure
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Heart Valve Diseases (An Introduction)
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Protect Your Heart - Lower Your Blood Cholesterol!
Housing
Renting Issues
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Immunization
VIS - Chickenpox (Varicella) Vaccine (3/13/2008) - Part 1
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VIS - DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis) Vaccine (5/17/2007) - Part 1
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VIS - Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae) Vaccine (12/16/1998) - Part 1
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VIS - Hepatitis A Vaccine (10/25/11) - Part 1
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VIS - Hepatitis B Vaccine (2/2/12) - Part 1
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VIS - Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (7/27/13) - Part 1
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VIS - Live Influenzae Vaccine (7/27/13) - Part 1
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VIS - MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) Vaccine (4/20/12) - Part 1
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PPSV (Pneumococcal Polysacharide) Vaccine
(Vaccine Information Statement - CDC - 4/16/2009)
Full
Version
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Short
Version*
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VIS - Polio Vaccine (11/8/2011) - Part 1
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VIS - Td & Tdap (Tetanus-Diphtheria & Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis) Vaccine (1/24/2012) - Part 1
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VIS - Vaccine Information Statement - Part 2
(for vaccines covered by the National Vaccine Compensation Program) DTaP, Influenza (Inactive), Influenza (Live), Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, PCV, HiB, Varicella, MMR, MMRV, Polio (IPV), TDaP, TD-TDaP, Rotavirus, Meningococcal, HPV (Gardasil), HPV (Cervarix)
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*This is a shortened incomplete version containing key messages only. It may be useful when time is limited. The full length VIS (which needs to available to every patient in some format) is available by selecting the full version.
Injuries and Wounds
Animal Bites
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Ankle Sprain
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Bedbugs (An Introduction)
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Bone Fractures
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Burns (An Introduction)
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Falls (An Introduction)
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Foot Injuries and Disorders (An Introduction)
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Hand Injuries and Disorders (An Introduction)
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Insect Bites and Stings (An Introduction)
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Pressure (Bed) Sores (An Introduction)
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Jobs
Employment in the United States
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Medical Tests and Treatments
After Surgery (An Introduction)
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Anesthesia (An Introduction)
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Angioplasty (An Introduction)
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Barium Enema Test Preparation
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Biopsy
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Blood Transfusion and Donation (An Introduction)
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Chest X-Ray
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Colonoscopy (An Introduction)
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Colonoscopy - Golytely Test
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Colonoscopy - Fleets Test
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Colposcopy
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CT (Cat) Scans (An Introduction)
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Diagnostic Imaging (An Introduction)
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Do I need a TB Test?
Endoscopy (An Introduction)
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Fasting Blood Sugar Test
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Female - Clean-Catch Urine Test
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5 Screening Tests for Colorectal Cancer
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Genetic Testing (An Introduction)
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Hemoccult Test
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Kegal Exercises for Men
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Kegal Exercises for Women
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Laboratory Tests (An Introduction)
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Learn Your Cholesterol Number
Mammography (An Introduction)
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Mammogram
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MRI Scans (An Introduction)
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Newborn Screening (An Introduction)
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Pap Test Results - The Basics
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Pap Test Results (Abnormal) - ASCUS
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Pap Test Results (Abnormal) - ASC-H and AGC
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Pap Test Results (Abnormal) - LSIL
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Pap Test Results (Abnormal) - HSIL and AIS
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Pap Test Results (Abnormal) - Cancer
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Prenatal Testing (An Introduction)
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Prevent Errors in Your Child's Care (Lab and Medical Tests)
Signoidoscopy Test
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Surgeries for Breast Cancer
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Ultrasound (An Introduction)
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What is a TB Test?
X-Rays (An Introduction)
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Medicines
Antibiotics (An Introduction)
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Blood Thinners - Introduction
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Blood Thinners - How to Take
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Blood Thinners - Staying Safe
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Blood Thinners - Your Diet
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Blood Thinners - Talk to Your Other Doctors
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Blood Thinners - Blood Tests
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Blood Thinners - Taking With Other Medicines
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Blood Thinners - Side Effects
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Blood Thinners - Conditions Treated
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Cancer Chemotherapy (An Introduction)
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Chemotherapy
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Cough and Cold Medicines (An Introduction)
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Diabetes Medicines (An Introduction)
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Facts About Generic Drugs
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Medicines (An Introduction)
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Pain Relievers (An Introduction)
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Prevent Errors in Your Child's Care (Taking Medicines Safely)
Reading Medication Labels
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Statins (An Introduction)
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Use Medicine Safely
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Mental Health
Anxiety (An Introduction)
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Autism (An Introduction)
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Bipolar Disorder (An Introduction)
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Mental Health (An Introduction)
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) (An Introduction)
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Panic Disorder (An Introduction)
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Postpartum Depression (An Introduction)
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Schizophrenia (An Introduction)
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Stories of Depression - The Basics
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Stories of Depression - Getting Help
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Suicide (An Introduction)
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Patient Safety
Catheter-Associated Bloodstream Infections
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Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
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Clostridium Difficile Infections
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Medical Errors: Tips to Help Prevent Them
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MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcal Aureus)
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Prevent Errors in Your Child's Care (The Basics)
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Prevent Errors in Your Child's Care (Taking Medicines Safely)
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Prevent Errors in Your Child's Care (Going to the Hospital)
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Prevent Errors in Your Child's Care (Having an Operation)
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Prevent Errors in Your Child's Care (Lab and Medical Tests)
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Preventing Falls in the Hospital
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Self management: Taking charge of your health
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SpeakUP - Prevent Errors in Your Care (Part1)
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SpeakUP - Prevent Errors in Your Care (Part2)
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Surgical Site Infections
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Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus
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Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
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Personal Health Issues and the Healthcare System
Advance Directives (An Introduction)
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Assisted Living (An Introduction)
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End of Life Issues (An Introduction)
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What is Medicaid?
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What is Medicare?
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What you Need to Know Before You Leave the Hospital
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Pregnancy/Reproduction
AIDS and Pregnancy (An Introduction)
Birth Control (An Introduction)
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Cesarean Section (An Introduction)
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Concerns and Discomforts of Pregnancy (Constipation and Diarrhea)
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Concerns and Discomforts of Pregnancy (Nausea)
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Concerns and Discomforts of Pregnancy (Oral Health)
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Concerns and Discomforts of Pregnancy (Varicose Veins)
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Diabetes and Pregnancy (An Introduction)
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (An Introduction)
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Have a Healthy Pregnancy
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Healthy Pregnancy (USCRI)
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Health Problems in Pregnancy (An Introduction)
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Prenatal Care
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Rh Incompatibility
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Signs of Labor
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Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy and Baby (Part 1)
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Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy and Baby (Part 2)
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Your Recovery After Cesarean Birth - Part 1
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Your Recovery After Cesarean Birth - Part 2
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Your Recovery after Vaginal Delivery - Part 1
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Your Recovery after Vaginal Delivery - Part 2
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Refugee Health Orientation
1-A Medical Care and Health Insurance - Basics of primary care, urgent care and the emergency room
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1-B Medical Care and Health Insurance - Making an appointment, Arriving on time for appointments, Cancelling appointments, primary care doctors, When to use urgent care, When to go to the ER, When to call 911
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1-C Medical Care and Health Insurance - Interpreters
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1-D Medical Care and Health Insurance - Basics of paying for medical care, Arriving on time for appointments, Importance of keeping your medical records for when you change from refugee status to permanent resident. Refugee health screening, Refugee health status and medical records, Bring your medical records to refugee health screening
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1-E Medical Care and Health Insurance - Refugee health screening basics, tests and shots, parasite testing, government health insurance card
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1-G Medical Care and Health Insurance - Women's health care - ob and gynecology, prenatal care, family planning
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1-H Medical Care and Health Insurance - Pediatricians, dealing with chronic medical conditions, the importance of diet, telling your doctor about all your medicines
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1-I Medical Care and Health Insurance - Mental health, PTSD
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2-A Medications and Home Remedies - Over the counter meds, asking a pharmacist questions, reading labels, care in giving medicines to children
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2-B Medications and Home Remedies - Prescriptions medicines, paying for medicines, understanding how to take medicines, not sharing medicines, what if there is a bad reaction to a medicine
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2-C Medications and Home Remedies - Antibiotics, tuberculosis medicines and home remedies
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2-D Medications and Home Remedies - Expired medicines, what if you don't feel better, refills, paying for medicines
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2-E Medications and Home Remedies - If your child needs to take medicine while at school, taking care in giving medicine to children
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3-A Substance Use and Abuse - Alcohol and the law, drinking and driving, mixing alcohol and medicines, illegal drugs (marijuana, cocaine, heroin, Khat/Kat/Qat), tobacco risks and laws
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4-A Family Issues and Domestic Violence- Men and women are legally equal in the U.S., types of domestic violence, rape, risk of deportation
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4-B Family Issues and Domestic Violence- National Domestic Violence hotline, children's programs (Head Start, WIC and Medicaid)
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5-A Personal Hygiene - The importance of good hygiene, brushing teeth
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5-B Personal Hygiene - Covering mouth when coughing, using tissues to wipe a runny nose
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5-C Personal Hygiene - Hand washing, alcohol based hand cleaners
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5-D Personal Hygiene - Showering, shampooing, antiperspirants, feminine hygiene products
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5-E Personal Hygiene - Washing clothing and bedding, changing underwear and socks, bedwetting, laundromats
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5-F Personal Hygiene - Using toilets, washing feet in a public restroom in preparation for prayer
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5-G Personal Hygiene - Head lice
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6-A Food Safety and Housekeeping, Summary - Importance of handwashing, tap water is safe to drink and can often help prevent tooth decay
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6-B Food Safety and Housekeeping, Summary - Using utensils to eat and serve food, eating at the table, storing groceries properly, cutting boards, cooking food properly, storing and using leftovers, expiration dates
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6-C Food Safety and Housekeeping, Summary - Removing trash, cleaning kitchens, bathrooms, sinks, floors and washing clothes, towels, floor & table cloths
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6-D Food Safety and Housekeeping, Summary - Choosing healthy foods to avoid obesity in adults and children, limiting soda drinking in children, summary of refugee families learning about how to stay healthy, what to do when sick and following U.S. laws, contact case worker if questions
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Sexual Health Issues
About HIV and AIDS
AIDS and Pregnancy (An Introduction)
Chlamydia Infections (An Introduction)
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Genital Warts (An Introduction)
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Gonorrhea (An Introduction)
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Syphilis (An Introduction)
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Smoking/Tobacco
Kick the Smoking Habit!
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Staying Healthy
Clean Hands Save Lives
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Gun Safety (Introduction)
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Immunization
Learn Your Cholesterol Number!
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Maintain a Healthy Weight
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Mammogram/Mammography
Prenatal Care
Protect Your Heart - Lower Your Blood Cholesterol!
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Stay Active and Feel Better!
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Stay Active to Stay Healthy
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Surviving the Cold and Flu Season
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Take Steps - Prevent High Blood Pressure!
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Tips for a Healthy Life for Men and Women
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Watch Your Weight!
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Substance Abuse
Alcoholism (An Introduction)
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (An Introduction)
Inhalants (An Introduction)
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Symptoms
Abdominal Pain (An Introduction)
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Back Pain (An Introduction)
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Breathing Problems (An Introduction)
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Bruises (An Introduction)
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Chest Pain (An Introduction)
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Choking (An Introduction)
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Constipation (An Introduction)
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Cough (An Introduction)
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Diarrhea (An Introduction)
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Dizziness and Vertigo (An Introduction)
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Edema (An Introduction)
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Fainting (An Introduction)
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Fever (An Introduction)
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Gas (An Introduction)
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GI Bleeding (An Introduction)
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Heartburn (An Introduction)
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Hives (An Introduction)
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Hypoglycemia (An Introduction)
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Hypothermia (An Introduction)
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Itching (An Introduction)
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Jaundice (An Introduction)
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Muscle Cramps (An Introduction)
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About Your Pain
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Pelvic Pain (An Introduction)
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Sciatica (An Introduction)
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Seizures (An Introduction)
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Tonsils and Adenoids (An Introduction)
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Vaginal Bleeding (An Introduction)
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Tuberculosis
Do I Need a TB Test?
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TB & BCG
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STOP TB Infection Before It Makes You Sick
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TB DISEASE - You Need Treatment To Make You Well
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TB & HIV A Dangerous Partnership
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What is a TB test?
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What You Should Know About Taking Tuberculosis Medicines
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