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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Vaping Survey

Do you have a few minutes to share with us some information on your vaping habits? Public health departments across the U.S. are trying to understand why people are becoming seriously ill after vaping. We are trying to understand if vaping habits are diff...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

National Mammography Day

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TCHD and UnityPoint Health will provide free mammograms on October 18, 2019 from 9am to 4pm in all four UnityPoint Health – Imaging Center locations. 

Uninsured women who live in Marshall, Peoria, Tazewell or Woodford county and are betw...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Diabetes Prevention Programs Begin in October

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People with higher-than-normal blood sugar levels (prediabetes) are 5 to 15 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those with normal blood glucose levels. In fact, many people with prediabetes can be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within 5 year...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Illinois Vaping Related Illnesses

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Among U.S. and Illinois high school students in 2017, almost 28% reported having ever tried cigarette smoking; 8% reported currently smoking cigarettes (at least one time during the last 30 days); 42% reported having ever used an electronic vapor product ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Ticks in Illinois Found to Have Heartland Virus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:

August 14, 2019 Cris Martinez – 312-814-4660

Cristobal.Martinez@illinois.gov

Ticks in Illinois Found to Have Heartland Virus

Protect yourself from tick bites

SPRINGFIELD – Last summer, a Kankakee County reside...

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