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: Since 2016, the has been regulating all electronic nicotine delivery systems, including e-cigarettes, vapes, e-cigars and e-hookahs? FDA regulates their manufacture, import, packaging, labeling, advertising, promotion and sale. Learn more:
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Glaucoma, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration can severely impact your vision. 👀 For , get a comprehensive dilated eye exam–it can help detect these conditions and save your sight!
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Make sure you and your hard-shelled friends stay healthy! 🐢 Follow these tips to stay safe when handling and caring for :
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Protect your loved ones from scammers! If anyone calls asking for their Medicare card number, they should hang up and call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). Other ways to prevent Medicare identity theft:
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We’re sorry to hear that you’re experiencing signs of mental distress. There are ways to get help; you can find them here: .
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Thank you for getting the word out.
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We’re glad these tips were helpful. Have a happy, healthy spring!
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Thank you for joining the discussion!
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Mosquito bites can be more than just annoying and itchy–they can also spread viruses. Prevent mosquito bites and avoid getting sick:
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Know the signs and symptoms of stroke–use these signs to act F.A.S.T.:
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Knowing what to do when you see a tornado, or when you hear a tornado warning, can help protect you and your family. Here are actions from you can take for your health and safety:
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HHS.gov May 22
Don't let germs get the upper hand! 🖐️ Find out how to wash your hands the right way to avoid getting sick and spreading illness:
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Secretary Alex Azar May 22
Around the world, complacency among the public, coupled with misunderstanding and misinformation, is causing vaccination rates to decline, with tragic results. are safe, effective, and lifesaving.
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HHS.gov May 22
: Specific language impairment, or language delay, is one of the most common childhood learning disabilities. Learn about & other communications disorders during :
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HHS.gov May 22
Today at 3 PM ET, join , & for a chat on the importance of integrating behavioral health into primary care settings. Follow along with to learn the latest best practices, provider tips, tools, and more!
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HHS.gov May 22
Replying to @MedFoundNash
Thank you for sharing! We’re glad you found this video helpful.
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HHS.gov May 22
Replying to @OKCIndianClinic
Thank you for helping to raise awareness of the various forms of hepatitis, and sharing important information on this virus.
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HHS.gov May 22
Replying to @SaintFrancisMin
Thank you for sharing. Visit the 2019 National Foster Care Month website to learn how communities can keep families healthy, strong, and together.
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HHS.gov May 22
Replying to @kaursobti
Thanks for sharing our tips! We hope you have a happy and healthy spring. 🌻
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HHS.gov May 22
This past week, had a firsthand look at rural and urban care in tribal communities throughout Arizona as he presided over the Secretary's Tribal Advisory Committee meeting.
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