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Baby Boomers At Risk For Hepatitis C

El Centro, California (NAPSI) - Millions of Americans are infected with the hepatitis C virus and many of them do not know it. In fact, it is possible for someone to have hepatitis C without showing any symptoms for decades while the infection silently causes damage to the liver.

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Stroke Risk

El Centro, California (NAPSI) - Sebastian Baker felt funny. He looked in the mirror and his reflection was off. Suddenly, he crashed to the floor and realized his left side was numb.

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See Your Eye Doctor

El Centro, California (NAPSI) - It’s wise to get annual eye exams to maintain eye health and catch warning signs early. Some 11 million Americans have macular degeneration and 3 million have glaucoma, but you don’t have to be among them.

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Meeting Caregiving Challenges

El Centro, California (NAPSI) - In today’s world, many women find themselves facing the consequences of an aging population and for good reason. The profile of the average U.S. caregiver will be familiar to many: a 49-year-old woman who works outside the home and spends nearly 20 hours per week providing unpaid care to her mother for nearly five years.

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Caregivers Of People With Schizophrenia Need Support, Not Stigma

El Centro, California (NAPSI) - An estimated 2.4 million Americans are living with schizophrenia. However, the condition impacts many more than those patients alone. It also impacts the people who love those patients, care for them and worry about them. It takes courage, compassion, and a commitment to stand and face this serious condition together.

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