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African American Health

Did you know that African Americans have a higher rate of diabetes, heart disease, asthma and stroke than almost anyone else? Yes! Almost half of African Americans will develop some sort of heart disease in their lifetime. Stroke and heart disease are the number 1 killer of African Americans. That’s not the only thing either. Nearly half of all people…

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It’s not just hot, it’s HUMID!

This summer is shaping up to be a hot one, and as Louisville summers usually go, a humid one too. High humidity isn’t just annoying, it can be dangerous as well.   Humidity measures the amount of water in the air. Normal humidity levels are between 30%-60%, when humidity levels rise above that, you start to feel uncomfortable. Humidity affects…

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