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Look for ways to increase your heart rate during your daily routine. Walk or cycle instead of taking the car or bus, or you can choose the stairs over the escalator or elevator. Small changes daily will jumpstart or maintain a healthy lifestyle. Read more »

Employers can expect annual savings of up to $3,700 per employee who successfully quits tobacco. There are over 98,000 smokers in Escambia and Santa Rosa County. Read more »

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Join community leaders, physicians & educators in being a part of the solution to improve the health and economy of Escambia & Santa Rosa County. Read more »

Sugar, Sugar Everywhere...Literally

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What's not to love about sugar? It makes things sweet, changes the flavor, and gives us a jolt of energy. Sure, it also contributes to obesity, tooth decay, and Type 2 diabetes, but only when we add it to stuff, right? Read more to see just how much sugar is being added to foods...and where it may be hiding in your pantry!

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Roadmap to Wellness Workshops: From Data to Action

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Bringing new and diverse partners together to address these complex health issues can be complicated work, even for the most seasoned community collaborators. These two half-day workshops are designed to bring our seasoned partners and new alliances together around some common tools and shared insight for action on our Roadmap to Wellness, Live Well Northwest Florida initiative.

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Cancer Control in the 21st Century with Dr. Otis Brawley
IHMC 40 South Alcaniz Pensacola, FL 32502
October 9, 2014 - October 9, 2014 5:30 PM
Basic Description:
Much has been learned in the mor e than fifty years since Richard Nixon signed the National Cancer Act and declared war on Cancer. This includes a gr eater understanding of what is cancer, a better understanding of what causes cancer, and increased understanding of how to control it. A key element of cancer control includes screening and early detection and when cancer is suspected, an appropriate diagnostic work-up of the potential cancer and the patient. The talk will assess outcomes (both successes and failures) in major cancers especially as associated with diagnostic strategies. We will discuss the reasons for these outcomes and outline future needs in our continuing struggle to control cancer.
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