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Breast Cancer Awareness Month


October is a busy month. Schools and universities are back in their routines, often complete with football games, soccer matches, and cross country meets. The fall harvest is in full swing and the trees are changing from green to Read more

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month


  Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, is the sudden and unexplained death of an infant under 12 months old. SIDS is the most common cause of death between the ages of 1 month and 12 months and it most Read more

The Health Benefits of Vegetables and Fruits


Plants bearing vegetables and fruits have a lot of work to do. Each day, they must take sunshine, nutrients from the soil, the air’s carbon dioxide and turn it all into something you’d like to bite into. While the Read more

September: Prostate Cancer Awareness Month


  September is prostate cancer awareness month. For men, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer after skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death after lung cancer. In fact, one in seven men will be diagnosed Read more

Suicide Prevention


Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the US. Between the ages of 15 and 34 it is the second leading cause of death and men die of suicide four times more often than women. The groups with Read more

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, is the sudden and unexplained death of an infant under 12 months old. SIDS is the most common cause of death between the ages of 1 month and 12 months and it most commonly occurs between 2 to 4 months.
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September: Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

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September is prostate cancer awareness month. For men, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer after skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death after lung cancer. In fact, one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and most cases occur in men over the age of 65.

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

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Immunizations have had a dramatic effect in improving the health of children in the United States.
Most parents today have never seen the devastating consequences that vaccine-preventable diseases have on a child, a family or community.
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Summer Increases Our Need for Water Safety

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What better way to escape the summer heat than to take to the water? Backyard pools and lakes are refreshing, fun and great exercise. But, making a splash can come with some unique dangers. Many of activities in water will be done without trained lifeguards on duty. That means when you get ready to go to the beach, water safety is just as important as your towel, bathing suit, sun block and sunglasses.
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Protect Your Eyes from The Rays of Summer

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Summer is just around the corner!

That means it’s time to enjoy picnics and parades; beaches and ballgames; festivals and fireworks. Most of all summer means sunshine. Like most things we need to take the good with the bad when it comes to the rays of the summer sun.

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May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

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May is National Arthritis Awareness Month
In May spring is in the air and we are all eager to get back outside. After a long winter, we want to feel the sun as we walk, swim, garden and ride bicycles. May is also national arthritis awareness month.

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IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS)

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common, long-term condition of the digestive system that causes episodes of stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhea and/or constipation
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Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

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Heart Disease Prevention
According to the American Heart Association®, extensive clinical and statistical studies have identified factors that increase your risk of heart disease and heart attack. Some of these risk factors can be modified, treated or controlled, and some cannot. The more risk factors you have, the greater your odds of developing heart disease.

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February is American Heart Month

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Heart Disease Prevention
According to the American Heart Association®, extensive clinical and statistical studies have identified factors that increase your risk of heart disease and heart attack. Some of these risk factors can be modified, treated or controlled, and some cannot. The more risk factors you have, the greater your odds of developing heart disease.

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How to Stay Fit During the Winter Months

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