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Women: Do you know your risk for heart disease?

By Nola Aigner, Health Educator/Public Information Officer, Polk County Health Department At age 21, having bad cholesterol or thinking about heart disease was the least of my worries. I remember sitting at my doctor’s office finding out that my cholesterol … Continue reading

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Healthy Lung vs. Diseased Lung

Watch this video as Beth Turner, CHES, Manager of Tobacco Control with the American Lung Association describes the differences between a pair of healthy lungs and a pair of diseased lungs. The diseased lungs represent the damage caused from smoking roughly 1 … Continue reading

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Thinking about quitting tobacco? Read these great tips to help you quit!

Do you or a loved one plan to quit tobacco in 2015? The Change 3 Challenge can help! Three simple lifestyle changes can help you successfully quit tobacco for good. Here are five lifestyle changes you can make to help … Continue reading

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