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MyHealthStory is a Web-based service that allows you to safely and securely connect to the services, people and information you need to live healthy. Through MyHealthStory, you can connect to:

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New Healthy Start bulletins available

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Central Healthy Start and Healthy Start of North Central Florida have released the Winter 2016 issue of A Healthy Start. Readers can expect to learn valuable information on topics such as prenatal care, breastfeeding tips for working moms and …

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Join HealthStreet for “Breast Cancer Research and Me”

HealthStreet is hosting a live panel discussion with experts and community members to discuss everything you wanted to about breast cancer research.

Share your experiences and questions, Discuss with an expert about breast cancer research,Learn about the benefits of participating …

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Information on the NFCCC’s upcoming community health worker training

The North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative (NFCCC) will be holding a training aimed at community health workers (CHW). There will be three training topics covering: how to get certified as a CHW in Florida, motivational interviewing techniques and the …

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Lunch and Learn focuses on triple negative breast cancer

The Florida Breast Cancer Foundation, North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative and Cancer Connections are hosting “Lunch and Learn—Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Current Practice and Future Promise.” The event is on October 29, 2014 from 12 to 1 p.m. at …

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Marketing tobacco to youth

Perhaps the most frightening aspects of Big Tobacco, besides the well-documented effects of nicotine addiction, are its emerging tobacco products. At the 6th Annual Rural Tobacco Summit, Barry Hummel, Jr., MD, presented tobacco marketing tactics and product lines that are …

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Tobacco and wound healing

Cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes are all diseases with known links to smoking cigarettes. Smoking can also greatly inhibit the surgical treatment of these conditions, as discussed by Matthew S. Ellis, MD, at the 6th Annual Rural Tobacco Summit on …

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Uncovering e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes have been marketed for less than a decade, first prevalent in Japan in 2004 and later exported to the U.S. and Europe. Due to the product’s novelty, little information on its components, usage and effects are readily available from …

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Addiction is a brain disease

The effects of tobacco addiction are inherently different on the adolescent brain as compared to adults. This was the focus of the presentation by Daniel Logan, MD, at the 6th Annual Rural Tobacco Summit on “Addiction: Tobacco & E-Cigarettes.” Logan, …

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