Family Health and Fitness Day

Get together and get moving for National Family Health and Fitness Day this Saturday, June 12! Family Health and Fitness Day was created by the National Recreation and Park Association to encourage physical activity while also highlighting the important role parks and recreational areas play in keeping our communities healthy. Make a Change Whether you’re…

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 22-28 is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (NEDA Week). In a world where you can’t open an app, turn on the TV, or glance at a magazine rack without seeing a model with the “perfect look,” body image issues are widely common amongst teens and young adults. Although mainstream media has taken strides towards…

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Go with Your Gut and Improve Digestive Health

One of the most common reasons people land in the ER is abdominal pain. The exact cause of stomach pain can be difficult to pinpoint, but more often than not, these issues stem from digestion problems. We hear a lot about the digestive system, usually in broad terms, but what all goes into our digestive…

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10 Holiday Recipes from Around the World

No matter what holiday you celebrate, winter classics such as eggnog, stuffing, and sugar cookies frequent our tables in the U.S. But this year, we could all use a little more cheer, so break out the aprons and have some fun spicing up your traditional holiday menu with unique, eclectic recipes from all over the…

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Understanding and Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease

We all have those days when things seem to slip our mind completely. Maybe you forgot to feed the dog before work or find yourself wondering why you walked into a room. But what happens when an older family member’s forgetfulness goes far beyond being absent-minded, and you fear this is the start of something…

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Parenting in a Pandemic: Back to School Safety Tips

As a parent, there are countless life milestones you’ve been preparing for since you had your first child. Although the first day of school is on that list, no one could have anticipated the circumstances we’re currently under. Some things may be out of our control, but there are ways to feel more prepared for what you’re walking into. This…

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5 Common Outdoor Health Risks

With the amount of outside activity that happens during the warmer months while kids are out of school, it’s no surprise that emergency room visits increase in the summertime. This month, we’re discussing a few common outdoor mishaps and how to prevent and protect yourself and your children from them. Summer Safety Five common outdoor…

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COVID-19 Myths vs. Facts

New information about COVID-19 is released daily. And with social media, anyone has a platform to share news, whether it is true or not. It can be overwhelming to try to filter through everything that’s out there. That’s why we’re taking a look at a few popular COVID-19 theories circulating the internet and seeing what’s…

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Brain Awareness Week

March 16th through the 22nd is Brain Awareness Week! This global campaign started 25 years ago as an education initiative to raise awareness for brain health and science. In honor of Brain Awareness Week, we’re sharing interesting information about the human brain and the reasons why it’s important to protect it. Fun facts The brain…

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Lung Cancer Awareness

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month; four weeks dedicated to raising awareness of the seriousness of lung cancer and its risk factors. Although the number of new lung cancer cases has dropped in recent years, along with the rate of smoking, lung cancer is still the deadliest cancer among both men and women in the…

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