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1. Heart Disease
  Heart Disease
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2. Vitamin D, It's More Than Sunshine
  Hopkins Medicine Health Alert, studies suggest that there are heart benefits of vitamin D that include blood pressure regulation, heart attack, stroke, and heart failure reductions as well as helping to reduce inflammation in the arteries. Epidemiological documentation by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that increasing vitamin D decreases the risk of developing many chronic diseases
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3. Resources
  Resources General Information Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) National Partnership Strategies and Collaboration American Cancer Society  National Cancer Institute  American Institute for Cancer Research  Centers for Disease Control & Prevention  National Institutes of Health  National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
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4. Prevention
  : Blindness (Macular degeneration), impaired sense of smell & taste, cancer of lips & mouth. Throat, larynx, esophageal, and tracheal cancer Heart disease, lung cancer, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Asthma Gastric, colon, and pancreatic cancer Cervical cancer, early menopause, reduced fertility, infertility, and impotence Financial burden of smoking: annually
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5. Herbal Supplements and Prescription Medications
  and nonprescription medicines If you have a blood clotting disorder, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, Parkinson's disease, an enlarged prostate gland, a psychiatric problem, an autoimmune disease or other serious medical conditions, you should avoid taking herbal products unless under the supervision of a physician Price is not necessarily an indication of the products quality or effectiveness Look
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6. Tobacco
  to shorten a woman's life by 14.5 years and a man's life by 13.2 years. Smoking has been found to be responsible for at least nine cancers other than lung cancer. Cardiovascular disease (like stroke and aneurysms) and lung diseases (like emphysema and pneumonia) are also linked to smoking. Second hand smoke also increases a person's risk for cancer, lung disease and heart disease
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7. DASH Diet
  known as hypertension, can increase the risk for heart disease and stroke, the first and third leading causes of death in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). About 73 million people in the U.S. have high blood pressure. Another 59 million people have pre-hypertension, a condition that increases the likelihood of developing high blood pressure and other complications
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8. Goals & Objectives
  . Objective #6d: The Coalition will work with NJCEED and the American Heart Association to conduct one activity for Heart Health Awareness Month during February 2017. 7. Melanoma-Choose Your Cover and SCREEN GOAL #7: Sun Safety: Increase sun safe behaviors among the region's population and increase early detection of melanoma and other skin cancers. Objective #7a: One Choose your Cover free skin cancer
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9. Library
  and a 1936 International book truck to circulate them throughout the county. Today the Sussex County Library System (SCLS) serves the county's population through six locations that circulate more than 600,000 items per year. The Main Library, located in Frankford, is the heart of the system where library materials are ordered and sent to all the branches; and where a knowledgeable, friendly
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10. Health & Wellness Programs
  *Keeping Up the Beat (Heart Health) *Be Wise about Your Medications *Standing Tall Against Falls *Serving Up Good Nutrition *Bone Up on Your Health *Keeping Your Mind Sharp
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11. Sussex Borough, New Jersey
  opened in Sussex Borough as the Dr. Alexander Linn Hospital in 1918.  The last stagecoach ran on June 29, 1872."This marker is located in the heart of Sussex Borough on Main Street at the Deckertown Commons Park adjacent to the former Sussex Theatre.  The marker commemorates the history of "Deckertown" as it was formerly named.  The marker was placed in 2008.Photo courtesy of Cheryl (Delea) Thom
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12. Outdoor Wood Boilers: What do I need to know?
  aggravate chronic heart and lung diseases, has been associated with reduced lung function and lung cancer, and in some cases, resulted in premature death for those with chronic illnesses. What do I need to know? Recently, there has been an increasing trend in the installation of outdoor wood boiler units in residential areas, likely due to the rising cost of heating fuel. The smoke emitted from
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13. Members & Affiliates
  and Affiliates The Sussex Warren County Chronic Disease Coalition is composed of many local and national community organizations that are assisting in the fight to improve prevention, detection and treatment of chronic diseases in Sussex and Warren Counties. The following is a list of those organizations and partners and their website links: American Cancer Society Reach to Recovery  American Heart
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14. Raw Milk
  is taken on dairy farms, the environment is always a reservoir for illness-causing germs. Milk from dairy farms is routinely tested for bacteria. Even though the testing may come back negative, it is not a guarantee that the milk is free of bacteria. Drinking raw milk can prevent or cure many diseases such as cancer, heart disease, or allergies. False. There are no health benefits from
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15. Hypothermia and Frostbite
  . In order to do so, the body shifts blood away from the extremities (hands, feet, nose, and ears) and directs it toward the core organs (heart and lungs). This increases the risk of local cold injury such as frostbite to those extremities. Body tissues can actually freeze when they are exposed to extended extreme cold conditions causing physical injury and permanent changes in the skin. It takes only
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16. Victim's Response to Crime
  for each person, but generally include: 1) frozen fear, a state of physical disorientation or numbness; 2) fight or flight, where adrenaline flows through the body, heart rate increases, hyperventilation occurs, certain physical senses become super sharp, and the person decides to fight back or flee depending upon the danger; 3) exhaustion, which follows the physical arousal or fighting or fleeing. A
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  CIRCUMFERENCE REVIEWING YOUR WEIGHT AND HEALTH RISK.docx BODY MASS INDEX TABLE FOR ADULTS.docx Prediabetes info sheet for biometrix screening.doc Heart disease info sheet for biometrix.doc hypertension fact sheet for biometrics screening june 2015.doc
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18. The Fight Against Chronic Diseases Has Gone Regional
  Disease Coalition will increase their focus to include activities regarding all chronic diseases. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes, account for 70% of all deaths in the U.S and are among the most common, costly, and preventable of all health problems in our country. The Sussex/Warren Chronic Disease
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