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Resolve to Be a Healthier You in 2005-Create a Family Health Portrait for You and Your Family
Health care professionals have known for a long time that common diseases - heart disease, cancer, and diabetes - and even rare diseases - like hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and sickle cell anemia - can run in families. If one generation of a family has high blood pressure, it is not unusual for the next generation to have similarly high blood pressure.
External link National Kidney Disease Education Program Kidney Connection Guide
Make health a family reunion affair! As you are planning your family reunion, don’t forget to put good health on the menu. This guide has everything African-American families need in order to talk about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney disease.
External linkpdf file Your Guide to Lowering Blood Pressure
If your blood pressure is between 120/80 mmHg and 139/89 mmHg, then you have prehypertension. This means that you don’t have high blood pressure now but are likely to develop it in the future unless you adopt the healthy lifestyle changes described in this brochure.
pdf file Social Security Online
The online Fact Sheet lists various services offered online including information about filing for retirement, spouse's and disability benefits online, subscribing to our online newsletter, the Social Security Statement, and out benefit planners.
External link A Grandparents' Guide
This guide offers information and tips to help grandparents become nurturing role models. It also includes a safety checklist on child-proofing the home.
Pocket Guide to Minority Health Resources
This easy-to-use guide is a compilation of federal information centers and clearinghouses, national organizations, etc.



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