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Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Posted by on January 18th, 2018 0 comments

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month.  Human trafficking is defined by the Department of Homeland Security as, “modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act.”  2015 (most recent date) statistics from the FBI show that in Texas alone there were 285 offenses… Read More »

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Tips for Achieving Your New Year’s Resolution to Quit Smoking

Posted by on January 16th, 2018 0 comments

Nearly 7 in 10 smokers in the United States wants to quit smoking.  With statistics that high, it is likely that a sizable number of people chose their new year’s resolution to be to quit smoking.  “Many people underestimate how difficult it is to not only quit smoking, but to maintain the change,” says Zane… Read More »

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Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by on January 11th, 2018 0 comments

January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month.  The goal is to raise awareness about how women can protect against HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer. HPV is a group of viruses that are sexually transmitted and can put women at risk for developing cervical cancer.  HPV can fall into either the low risk or the… Read More »

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