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Diabetes – Everyday Reality

What does it truly mean to live with diabetes.  For some, it is an everyday reality.  Tracey Brown, American Diabetes Association’s CEO, was diagnosed with gestational diabetes 14 years ago, and then later with type 2 diabetes. While the everyday of diabetes can seem overwhelming, there are things everyone can do to improve the lives… Read More

Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

When nonsmokers are exposed to secondhand smoke, it is called involuntary smoking or passive smoking. Nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke absorb nicotine and other compounds just as smokers do. The greater the exposure to secondhand smoke, the greater the level of these harmful compounds in your body. The 2006 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report, “The Health… Read More