Join the Movement – “The Great American Smokeout”

The American Cancer Society reports that 34 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and smoking remains the single largest preventable cause of death and illness in the world. The estimated smoking related deaths every year is 480,000, or nearly 1 in 5 deaths, and over 16 million Americans live with a smoking-related disease. Quitting tobacco may […]

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Changing Lifestyle to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes or know someone who is?  In Tillamook County, there is currently 11.3% of the population that have type 2 diabetes, and approximately 30% at risk for prediabetes.  The American College of Sports Medicine and the American Diabetes Association through their research “Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes,” found […]

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NW Rides Improves Access to Care

Have you ever needed to get across town or even out of town for a doctor’s appointment, but were unable to find a ride? What were your choices? This challenge often results in not getting needed care or having to wait longer than advisable to get care. Forgoing or postponing care should not be an […]

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