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  • On The Go
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    To Get Active Find something that you like to do, such as gardening, biking, walking, canoeing, swimming, hiking, running or dancing Take your dog for a walk, they need the exercise too Join a local group or team to play a sport that you enjoy When available, take the stairs everywhere you go Work a little harder at things you already do. We all like a challenge! Start moving while watching T.V. Make exercise a family affair; take the kids out for new activities Be consistent and set a schedule If you have been inactive, always consult your healthcare provider before starting a physical activity program. On The Go On The Go Research shows that any amount of exercise, at any age, is beneficial to overall health. An active lifestyle can reduce your risk of developing heart disease by half, as well as reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. Consistent exercise regimens can improve...
  • Oral HealthOLD
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    Facts... In 2011 the death rate due to cancer of the Oral Cavity and Pharynx was 3.8 per 100,000, making Louisiana 2nd highest in the U.S. (US 2.5) and there were 638 new cases An estimated 41.9% of third grade students have untreated tooth decay Only 43.4% percent of Louisiana residents receive fluoridated water compared to 74.6% nation wide Risk factors for oral and periodontal (gum) disease: 10.9% of adults in Louisiana have diabetes, 5% have cardiovascular disease, 23.5% are current smokers, and 6.4% report heavy alcohol use 53 of 64 parishes are designated as dental health professional shortage...
  • Chronic Disease
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  • Test Page
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  • How To Quit
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    Road to Wellness: Driving Tobacco and Cancer off the Map CADCA and the Geographic Health Equity Alliance have developed a new educational supplement aimed at teaching young people and parents about the harms and effects of tobacco use. The supplement, which is intended to be used in the classroom, explains the science around the effects of tobacco use and its link to cancer and other chronic diseases and conditions. This in-depth resource was created through the Washington Times Newspaper in Education program and was published in The Washington Times newspaper on Nov. 20th to observe the Great American Smokeout. We encourage coalitions to partner with their local newspapers so that they can publish the supplement in their publication. Learn more by visiting their website at...
  • About | Well-Ahead Louisiana
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    pretty proud of our way of life in Louisiana. Although, improving our wellbeing doesn't have to mean giving up our favorite things like good food, great music and legendary festivals. Rather, it means making smart choices so we can enjoy our favorite things even longer. Small choices towards wellness, enabled by the environments we're in every day, allow us the opportunity for balance. Together we can shape a future that gives us the chance to feel better and enjoy life a little longer. The Challenge: Louisiana is… 48 th in Overall Health 44 th in Outcomes 49 th in Determinants 48 th in...
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