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National Teen Dating Violence
Awareness and Prevention Month

Help break the cycle of violence! One in 10 teens
reported being hit or physically hurt on purpose by a
boyfriend or girlfriend in the last year.

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American Heart Month

High blood pressure is a leading cause of heart attacks
and strokes. Know your blood pressure, and if it’s too
high, “Make control your goal!”

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World Cancer Day, Feb. 4

Currently, 8.2 million people die from cancer worldwide
every year. World Cancer Day aims to raise awareness:
Know your risk factors, take preventative action and
get screened.

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National Wear Red Day for
American Heart Month, Feb. 5

Make heart health a priority! Heart disease kills
approximately one woman every minute. Signs of a
heart attack differ in women. Learn your risks, know the
signs, and take care of your heart.

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National Black HIV/AIDS
Awareness Day, Feb. 7

Get educated, get tested, get prevention: According to
the CDC, blacks and African Americans in the United
States account for a disproportionate number of HIV and AIDS cases.

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International Prenatal Infection
Prevention Month

Research continues to find health care practices and
drug combinations that reduce transmission of infections
from mother to child. Learn what you can do to protect
your unborn baby from infections.

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