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  • Protect your body, your temple : benefits of physical activity 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-03)
    These bookmarks state: African-Americans are less likely to exercise than Caucasians ; in S.C., 1 in 3 African-Americans has high blood pressure and 1 in 3 has high cholesterol. This causes an increase in death rates from ...
  • Protect your body, your temple : Benefits of Physical Activity 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-11)
    These bookmarks state: African-Americans are less likely to exercise than Caucasians. In S.C., 1 in 3 African-Americans has high blood pressure and 1 in 3 has high cholesterol. This causes an increase in death rates from ...
  • Protect your body, your temple : Dangers of Smoking 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-10)
    These bookmarks state: African-Americans smoke less, but have more smoking-related diseases than Caucasians. Smoking causes cancer, heart disease and a higher chance of stroke. The Good News If smoking is stopped, the ...
  • Protect your body, your temple : Do You Know Your Kidney Count? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-10)
    These bookmarks state: Your kidney count is a number that your doctor can tell you that could save your life. Your kidney count should be 90 or above. In South Carolina, 1 in 8 people has kidney disease. More than 70 ...
  • Protect your body, your temple : Get the Facts about Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Trait 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-11)
    These bookmarks state: Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects red blood cells and causes organ damage, anemia, and lifelong episodes of pain. The disease most commonly affects people of African, ...
  • Protect your body, your temple : Heart Healthy Nutrition 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-10)
    These bookmarks state: poor diet can have bad effects on diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol in African-Americans. What can you do? Eat more fruits and vegetables. Choose meat with less fat. Buy foods low ...
  • Protect your body, your temple : Know the Facts about HIV 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-10)
    These bookmarks state: Blacks account for more than 11,000 people living with HIV and AIDS in the state of South Carolina. Blacks account for 27% of the state’s population and 73% of new HIV infections. Among Blacks, men ...
  • Protect your body, your temple : know the facts about HIV 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    These bookmarks state: Blacks account for more than 12,600 people living with HIV and AIDS in the state of South Carolina. Blacks account for 28% of the state’s population and 70% of new HIV infections. Among Blacks, men ...
  • Protect your body, your temple : Know the Facts About TB 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-10)
    These bookmarks state: In South Carolina, African-Americans account for over half of Tuberculosis cases. Tuberculosis (TB) is spread through the air from person to person when someone with the disease coughs, sneezes, ...
  • Protect your body, your temple : Stroke Warning Signs, Symptoms, and Lowering Risk 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-10)
    These bookmarks state: African-Americans face higher risks of stroke. The more risk factors you have, the greater your chances of having a stroke. The best way to prevent a stroke is to reduce your risk factors. Common ...