June 2019 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Summer is approaching! Time to bring out the bug spray, hats, and most importantly, sunblock. The mystery linked between sunlight and different skin types can astonish us all. As the numbers grow to approximately 4.5 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer diagnosed each year in the United States, and more than 96,480 cases of melanoma expected in 2019, there is no doubt that we must pay attention to the importance of taking care of our skin when under the sun.

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December 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Despite our continuous awareness that smoking tobacco is damaging to our health more than 40 million Americans are cigarette smokers. Smoking cigarettes is known to cause damage to every organ in your body, and smoking-related illnesses are responsible for one out of every five deaths in the United States.

Even though there was a 10 percent decrease in cigarette sales in 2009 that was directly derived from an increase in the federal cigarette tax, it is not only price that is changing the habits of American smokers. Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, have also contributed. Global sales of smokeless tobacco products, including smokeless inhalers, has grown to nearly $3 billion and continues to grow. Continue reading “December 2018 Monthly Newsletter”