Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.
About 1 in 10 teens who have been on a date have also been physically abused by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the last year.
You can make a difference: Encourage schools, community-based organizations, parents, and teens to come together to prevent teen dating violence.
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people age 50 and older.
The good news? If everyone age 50 and older were screened regularly, 6 out of 10 deaths from colorectal cancer could be prevented. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to encourage people to get screened.
The first Doctor's Day was observed on March 30, 21933, by the Barrow County Alliance in Winder, GA. On Oct 30, 1990, President George Bush signed a law designating March 30 as National Doctors' Day.
Drinking too much alcohol increases a persons risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer.
Spread the word about strategies for preventing alcohol misuse or abuse and encourage communities, families, and individuals to get involved.
Come check out some books, collectibles, gifts, and more with the Collective Goods Sale!
WCHC wants to thank all our volunteers and help them celebrate National Volunteer Week by providing them a brunch at our local Cafe Dodici.