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Causes of Death Among American Indians and Alaska Natives
A new supplement, led by CDC, found that death rates are 50% higher among AI/AN people than non-Hispanic whites, and cancer is the leading cause of death.

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Tanned Skin Is Not Healthy Skin Poster

Tanned Skin Is Not Healthy Skin Poster

Print our Tanned Skin Is Not Healthy Skin poster and share the Burning Truth about tanning.

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Breast Cancer in Young Women Fact Sheet

Breast Cancer in Young Women fact sheet

This fact sheet [PDF-458KB] explains who has a higher risk of getting breast cancer at a younger age.

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HPV Vaccine Podcast

A Cup of Health with CDC logo

This podcast explains the importance of both girls and boys getting vaccinated against HPV, starting at age 11 or 12, to reduce their risk of genital warts and cancer.

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Blog Post: The Surprising Link Between Alcohol and Cancer

Alcohol is an important, though often overlooked, risk factor for cancer.

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