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Prepare for Spring Weather

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Spring weather can be unpredictable. Reduce injury risk and plan ahead. Spring is the time of year when many things change—including the weather. Temperatures can swing back and forth between balmy and frigid. Sunny days may be followed by a week of stormy weather. Read More >

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ATSDR’s Toxic Substances Portal

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ATSDR’s Toxic Substances Web Portal makes it easy for researchers and citizens to find information about toxic chemicals and related health effects. Learn how toxic substances can affect health and how to prevent exposure. Read More >

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New National Report Ranks States and Cities on Biking and Walking

When it comes to biking and walking, how do states and large cities stack up? A new report from the Alliance for Biking & Walking puts local and state efforts in perspective in Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2016 Benchmarking Report. Read More >

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Spring Forward and Help Prevent Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning

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Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, March 13, 2016. As you prepare to set your clocks forward one hour, remember to check the batteries in your carbon monoxide (CO) detector. If you don’t have a battery-powered or battery back-up CO alarm, now is a great time to buy one. At least 430 people die each year Read More >

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Are We Getting Enough Vitamins and Nutrients?

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March is National Nutrition Month. To find out if Americans are getting enough nutrients, NCEH’s Division of Laboratory Sciences tested blood and urine samples collected by CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. The results may surprise you. CDC’S Second Nutrition Report on Biochemical Indicators of Diet and Nutrition found 9 out of 10 people Read More >

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