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Monthly Archives: March 2018

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You Can Do It! (Quit Smoking, Of Course)

Seriously, you can and were here for you every step of the way! DHD#10 has several ways to help you reduce your current tobacco use or quit completely.  Take your first steps toward becoming tobacco free, find a quit method that works for you: 1. Michigan Tobacco Quitline– Call 1-800-784-8669 or visit to get started. 2…. Read More

Vaccines Work

Immunization saves millions of lives and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Yet, there are more than 19 million unvaccinated or under-vaccinated children in the world, putting them at serious risk of these potentially fatal diseases. Of these children, 1 out of 10 never receive any vaccinations,… Read More

Celebrate National Public Health Week with DHD#10

Everyone deserves to live a long and healthy life in a safe environment. To ensure this, we must tackle the causes of poor health and disease risk among individuals and within our communities. Where we live, learn, work, worship and play impacts each of us and can determine our health and life expectancy. Within our communities,… Read More

Reduce your Risk of HIV/STIs

1 in 2 sexually active people will get a sexually transmitted disease or infection – an STD/STI – by the age of 25 (and there is still risk beyond that). But were here to tell you that there is lots of steps you can take to reduce your risk. To start, we have free condoms… Read More

Colorectal Cancer is Highly Preventable

During month of March, DHD#10 shares with men and women aged 50 years and older the importance of having regular colorectal cancer screening tests. Colorectal cancer remains the nation’s second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths for men and women. Early detection is key to discovering cancer before a person experiences any signs or symptoms. Regular screenings… Read More