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Prescription for Health

Missing Medication Can Cause Problems According to the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, almost 9 million people in D.C., Maryland and Virginia live with at least one chronic health condition, such as diabetes, asthma, heart failure, hypertension or high cholesterol. Yet an
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Thanksgiving Talk

Discuss Family Health History with Children Parents spend hours planning to talk with their children about the “birds and bees.” But moms and dads often ignore an equally important conversation — discussing their family’s overall health history.   That is why, in 2004,
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