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Handling Hypertension

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Over 25% of St. Christopher Fund applicants have been officially diagnosed with hypertension (a.k.a. high blood pressure). This closely resembles the 29% prevalence rate of hypertension in the United States that was last reported in 2004. Blood pressure ... November 1st, 2011

Why We Need Vitamin D

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Not only is vitamin D important for the development, growth and maintenance of a healthy body, but recent research has shown that a deficiency in vitamin D is a major factor in the cause of several types of cancer, heart ... July 1st, 2011

Cancer & the St. Christopher Fund

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Over the next year, with the help of Randal Reilly Publishing, we will visit the most common medical conditions that beneficiaries of the St. Christopher Fund have encountered.     To date, the most common condition is cancer.  Lung cancer ... November 1st, 2010

Surveys Shed Light On Truckers’ Health Risks

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The saying, “America Moves by Truck”, has been around for ages and still holds true today.  If it were not for professional truck drivers, our country would ... October 1st, 2010