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Health Brief No. 34: Health Literacy in Genesee County (February 2014)

The Health Literacy of America’s Adults reported that about 9 out of 10 American adults have some problems with understanding health information. Genesee Health Plan, Genesee Health System, Genesee Community Health Center, and the Flint public library have health instructors to help you find the health information you may need. Personal Action Toward Health’s (PATH)  Full Article…

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Health Brief No. 26: Coping with Financial Stress (December 2012)

Coping and managing stress is vital to staying healthy year round and long term. Stress left unchecked weakens immune systems and makes people more susceptible to infections, colds, headaches, sleep problems, and unhealthy behaviors.1,2 Additionally, chronic stress contributes to health problems including high blood pressure, heart disease, depression, anxiety, obesity, and diabetes.1,2  One of the  Full Article…

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