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29
Oct

October 29, World Psoriasis Day

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What is psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a long-term (chronic) skin problem that causes skin cells to grow too quickly, resulting in thick, white, silvery, or red patches of skin. Normally, skin cells grow gradually and flake off about every 4 weeks. New skin cells grow to replace the outer layers of the skin as they shed. But in psoriasis, new skin cells move rapidly to the surface of the skin in days rather than weeks. They build up and form thick patches called plaques (say "plax").

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When to get vaccinated against seasonal flu
25
Oct

What is influenza or the Flu?

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What is influenza, or "the flu"?

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year.

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Be Safe! Get rid of all the unused and expiration medications in your home.
17
Oct

Oct 26 Is National Take Back Day

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Got Unused Or Expired Medication? Oct 26 Is National Take Back Day.

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

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30
Sep

Health Insurance Marketplaces opens for enrollment October 1

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No one plans to get sick or hurt, but most people need medical care at some point. Health insurance covers these costs and protects you from very high expenses. You can sign up for affordable coverage when Health Insurance Marketplaces opens for enrollment October 1, 2013. http://bit.ly/14Yqe9x

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