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Pacific Daily News

Pacific Sunday News publishes a weekly column written by local health advocates to promote awareness of local health priorities and National Health observances.  The column appears in the Lifestyle section of the newspaper and began in December 2006, covering a wealth of health topics.



 

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Sorry, we haven't continued  writing the articles for the local newspaper. Keep a lookout for great articles by other writers in Lifestyle and Sports. What we will do is prepare pages of useful links.
  • Healthy Weight Week (Jan. 20, 2010)

  • You can save a life by becoming involved in suicide prevention (Sept. 2, 2009)more...

  • The right bottle can mean better health (Aug. 30, 2009)more...

  • If you live on Guam and are over 40, get screened for cataracts (Aug. 23, 2009) more...

  • What are antioxidants (Aug. 16, 2009) more...

  • Help keep flu from spreading (Aug. 9, 2009)more...

  • Breastfeeding can be vital emergency response (Aug. 2, 2009)more...

  • UV Safety Month (July 26, 2009)more...

  • Ladies, schedule checkups to help your men stay healthy (June 21, 2009)more...

  • How to help a loved one suffering from aphasia (June 14, 2009)more...

  • Tone up and lose fat while having fun (June 7, 2009)more...

  • Safeguards for buying good drinking water (May 31, 2009)more...

  • Pregnancy and Nutrition (May 24, 2009)more...

  • Occupational Therapy can help improve lives (April 26, 2009)more...

  • Take advantage of Safe Kids week to prevent injury (April 12, 2009)more...

  • Public health events for the family start April 14 (April 5, 2009)more...

  • Tuberculosis remains Global health concern (March 29, 2009)more...

  • Events set to promote disabilities awareness (March 22, 2009)more...

  • Kidneys help the body maintain overall health (March 15, 2009)more...

  • Save your vision month (March 8, 2008)more...

  • Colon Cancer Highly Preventable (March 1, 2008)more...

  • Treat eating disorders in early stages (Feb. 22, 2009)more...

  • Women, stay informed of risks to heart (Feb. 6, 2009)more...

  • Special Olympians to test track skills March 14 at Okkodo (Feb. 1, 2009) more...

  • Hospitals on Guam need platelet donors (Jan. 25, 2009)more...

  • Support walkers during our 2nd International March (Jan. 18, 2009) more...

  • Act not to screen for, protect against cervical cancer (Jan.11, 2009) more...

  • International Two-Day March (Jan. 4, 2009) more...

  • We can all find our own way to Wellness (Dec. 28, 2008) more...

  • Don't forget health during the holidays (Dec. 21, 2008)more...

  • Ensure kids stay safe; check toys, buckle up (Dec. 14, 2008) more...

  • Surviving the holidays (Dec. 7, 2008) more...

  • GUAHAN Project to host World AIDS Day event (Nov. 30, 2008)more...

  • National Family History Day (Nov. 23, 2008)more...

  • Conference on Nutrition and Physical Activity (Nov. 16, 2008)more...
  • World Kindness Week (Nov. 9, 2008)more...
  • Diabetes Conference starts month of events (Nov.2, 2008)more...
  • Physical Therapy Month (Oct. 19, 2008)more...
  • Red Ribbon Week and drug awareness (Oct. 12, 2008) more...
  • Take Back our Time Day Reminds us to Balance our Lives (Oct. 5, 2008)more...
  • Older people can be valuable resource to community (Sept. 28, 2008)more...
  • Try yoga's proven holistic techniques to treat ailments (Sept.21, 2008)more...
  • Psoriasis can be eased with medication, education (September 14, 2008)more...
  • Mothers-to-be, seek early care (September 7, 2008)more...
  • Kindermusik brings music, rhythm to young children (August 31, 2008) more...
  • Spread awareness of organ donation (August 17, 2008)more...
  • Teach kids to watch out for lice, aspirin (August 10, 2008)more...
  • Awareness of SCA could be a lifesaver (August 3, 2008)more...
  • Eat whole grains to improve health, reduce risks (July 27, 2008)more...
  • Controlling diabetes helps prevent damage to kidneys (July 20, 2008)more...
  • Excess sodium can cause health problems (July 13, 2008) more...
  • Remember to wear sunglasses, hats to protect your eyes (July 6, 2008) more...
  • Crucial to be aware of Alzheimer's, Symptoms (June 29, 2008) more...
  • Do summer cleaning to give your home new feel (June 22, 2008) more...
  • Follow tips to make your home kid-safe (June 8, 2008) more...
  • Clearing the mind relaxes your body (June 1, 2008) more...
  • Join the free challenge; reduce your health risks (May 25, 2008)more...
  • Gauge exercise time with snack choices (May 18, 2008) more... 
  • Hospital Week: Where healing happens every day (May 11, 2008)more...
  • Prevent Teen pregnancy; Stayteen.org  (May 4, 2008)more...
  • Try fun exercise and healthful eating today at GW field (April 27, 2008)more...
  • Exam can help prevent age-related eye disease. It's cool to wear eye protection (April 20, 2008)more...
  • Making health and fitness fun. HealthFest will feature competitive activities (April 14, 2008) more...        FEATURE STORY IN LOCAL NEWS
  • Sports month kicks off at HealthFest (April 13, 2008)more...
  • Honor your planet with Earth Day events this month ( April 6, 2008)more...
  • Child's physical fitness starts with family (March 30, 2008)more...SUNDAY FORUM
  • Join the GovGuam Departhalon, April 12 (March 30, 2008)more...
  • Take steps if you injure your brain or your teeth (March 23, 2008) more...
  • 14% of Guam high-school students say they've used inhalants (March 16, 2008) more...
  • Snoring, no laughing matter (March 9, 2008) more...
  • Guam has programs for bleeding disorders (March 2, 2008) more...
  • Good dental habits lessens time in chair (Feb. 25, 2008)more...
  • ACOA helps children deal with alcoholic parents ( Feb. 17, 2008)more...
  • S
    pread the word, check your home for radon (Feb. 10, 2008) more...  
  • Spotlight belongs to mentors in February (Feb. 3, 2008)more...
  • This month, learn about your cervix (Jan. 27, 2008) more...
  • DPR Aims to Bolster Recreational offerings (Jan. 13, 2008)more...
  • Begin preparing now for the Science Fair (Jan. 6, 2008)more...
  • Avert foodborne illness, practice proper hygiene (Dec. 29, 2007) more...
  • A season to settle disputes. Reconcile: Freedom in forgiveness (Dec. 23, 2007) more...
  • Beat seasonal stress with relaxation (Dec. 16, 2007)more...
  • GUAHAN project is holding many events for AIDS awareness (Dec.9, 2007)more...
  • Snoring may be a symptom of OSAS (Dec.2, 2007)more...
  • 'Exergaming' helps curb childhood obesity (Nov.18, 2007) more...
  • Activity can prevent, delay onset of type 2 diabetes (Nov.11, 2007) more...
  • 'Dizziness' could really be something else (Nov. 4, 2007)more...
  • Prepare for the flu season (Oct. 28, 2007) more...
  • Coalition launches Web site this month (Oct. 21, 2007)more...
  • Micronesian Medical Symposium on Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity (Oct. 14, 2007) more...
  • Healthy discussions about sex can help save lives (Oct.7, 2007) more...
  • Comb your hair; it's Head Lice Prevention month. Improve your hygiene to lessen risk (Sept. 23, 2007) more...
  • Show your heart some love on World Heart Day (Sept. 30, 2007)more...
  • Get Healthy by stepping up your routine, cutting calories (Sept. 9, 2007)more...
  • Take a friend or relative to the clinic for a checkup this month (Sept. 2, 2007) more..
  • Immunization Awareness (August 26, 2007)more...
  • Children's Eye health and safety month, Cataract awareness (August 19,2007) more...
  • Inafa' Maolek activities (August 12, 2007) more...
  • Service learning opportunities with Island Girlpower (August 5, 2007)more...
  • Be Screened before starting an exercise program (July 29, 2007) more...
  • Ditch plastic bags, switch to canvas (July 15, 2007)more...
  • Expectant moms need to be aware of bacteria risk (July 8, 2007)more...
  • National Home Safety week is a chance to get prepared (July 1, 2007)more... 
  • AEDs should be available and ready (June 3, 2007)more...
  • Get checked during blood pressure month (May 27, 2007)more...
  • Get your workplace fit and a team and reap rewards (May 20, 2007)more...
  • Stay healthy by making time to pamper yourself properly (May 18, 2007)more...
  • Be Active for Women's health week (May 13, 2007)more... 
  • HIV awareness; Get tested and educated (May 6, 2007)more...
  • Change possible with willingness to learn (April 29, 2007) more...
  • Find inner balance with Tai Chi and Qigong Arts (April 22, 2007)more....
  • Stop...think safety. You can save your child's life (April 15, 2007)more...
  • Coordinate with coaches to keep your kids safe during sports (April 1, 2007)more...
  • Na Bunito i Salut Guam – Get Healthy Guam! (March 25, 2007)more...
  • Beat colorectal cancer by getting screened early (March 11, 2007)more... 
  • At risk for Type 2 Diabetes? Learn more and find out (March 4, 2007)more...
  • National Wise Health Consumer month, Low vision awareness, Eating disorders awareness(Feb.18, 2007)more...
  • Keep our children safe and healthy (Feb. 11, 2007)more... 
  • Women, take steps to keep heart healthy (Feb. 4, 2007)more...
  • Keep your tires fit for road safety (Jan. 28, 2007)more...
  • Preparing for pregnancy can reduce risks of birth defects (Jan 21, 2007)more...
  • 2 cans of soda a day can add 32 pounds of fat in a year (Jan. 14, 2007)more...
  • Add jumping rope to your arsenal of fitness  (Jan. 7, 2007)more...
  • Careful of Portion sizes when eating at Fiestas. (Dec. 24,2006)more...
  • Wean your kids of TV, computer.(Dec. 17, 2006) more...
  • If you're diabetic, exercise discipline at holiday feasts. (Dec.10, 2006) more...
  •  Size doesn't matter; lose excuses, exercise!  (Dec. 3, 2006)  more...