With the aim of becoming a local leader in the national fight against obesity, the Miami-Dade County Health Department (MDCHD) has launched a comprehensive initiative to inform communities and constituents of the grave health-related conditions caused by the lack of proper nutrition and physical activity.
Supported by the Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) nationwide program, Miami-Dade County will be taking on its own fight against this health hazard, inspiring the people of its community to help bring legislative changes affecting the wellbeing of their children and of the entire constituency.
The Federal Government Takes Action on Radon Gas to Prevent Lung Cancer Deaths in 2011. October 17th, 24th is Radon Awareness Week October 17-24 is Federal Radon Action Week according to The Surgeon General.
Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. The American Lung Association, Centers for Disease Control, and National Cancer Institute all agree that radon is a National health problem and encourage radon testing during the October awareness drive.
Conference provides free venue for HIV stakeholders in the Caribbean to network and to hear from some of the most well-respected names in HIV.
Distinguished experts, public officials, and HIV community members will come together at the 2011 Caribbean HIV Conference (November 18-21) to focus on HIV in the Caribbean, where adult HIV prevalence is higher than in any region in the world outside of Sub-Saharan Africa (UNAIDS 2010 Global Report).
Individuals from across the Caribbean are invited to attend this free conference to hear directly from authorities on the medical, social, and socio-political factors influencing the HIV epidemic in this region. Featured speakers and session moderators will include, among others:
As far as her fans are concerned she has shown as much power and energy as she did two decades ago. When I asked her about this we began speaking about her health. We spoke about health in the contexts of mental, emotional, and physical. Hinds spoke about the need to always be healthy and fit in order to keep executing at a high level with quality.
In terms of her mental and emotional health Hinds spoke about the importance of having the right people around her. A manager that understands her, a partner who is very understanding, a daughter she loves and family and friends who support her. She stressed how â€œgreat her husband is and how he helped her tremendously as she dealt with some of the challenging moments in her life and career.