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JANUARY 2013
Beebe Medical Center Invites the Community to Attend the 2013 Health Fair
Do not miss the annual Beebe Medical Center Health Fair to take place Saturday, February 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. This free event, designed to promote healthy living for all ages, offers a variety of screenings, cooking demonstrations, educational materials and giveaways, a drawing, kids’ activities, light refreshments, and entertainment.
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Get a Flu Shot This Late in the Season?
Yes, you should. Find out why Beebe Pharmacist Will Albanese thinks so.
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Heart Risks Rise in Winter, Regardless of Climate
Some people winter in sunny California. Others tough out the cold and snow in the Northeast. Whether you’re sweating in Texas or freezing in Pennsylvania, there’s one constant this season: Your heart risk is higher now than it is in summer months.
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Pregnant? Get Vaccinated to Protect Your Baby from Whooping Cough
Will she have your blue eyes? Will he get your partner’s caring personality? You can’t be sure which traits your children will inherit. But there is something you can do to pass down good health. Learn how to keep your baby safe from the dangers of whooping cough.
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Avoiding Germs at the Gym
You go to the gym to stay healthy and fit. So the last thing you want is to get sick when you’re there. And yet, the typical gym is loaded with germs that can cause all kinds of illness, from cold and flu to skin infections. Learn how to pick up the pace without picking up a bug.
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Is Heartburn Making Your Asthma Worse?
For many people with asthma, heartburn is an unwelcome extra. Find out if gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, may be causing problems for you—and what you can do about it.
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Take Strides Toward Better Health
Are you looking to live a more active lifestyle? Don’t overlook the benefits of walking. Here are some steps you can take to fit more walking into your day—and feel better!
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Show Your Support in Fighting Heart Disease on February 1!
Join women all over Delaware who are helping America "Go Red" on Friday, February 1. It's easy to participate. Just wear red on Friday to remind women and men to stand united against America's number one killer of women -- heart disease! Heart disease affects more women than men and more deadly than all forms of cancer.
To find out more, visit heart.org/Delaware.
 
Beebe's Tunnell Cancer Center Announces Breast Health Forum on February 14!
Don't miss the free breast screening opportunities available at Tunnell Cancer Center through the Sharing our Story, Saving our Sisters (SOS2) program administered by Tunnell. The monthly Breast Health Forum with free mammograms for those who qualify will take place On Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 pm at Tunnell Cancer Center on Route 24 in Rehoboth Beach. Pre-registration is required. To register, please call (302) 645-3169. Free transportation can be arranged to and from the screening site. This breast health program is funded with a grant from the Philadelphia Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

 
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