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Flu Season 2018

The 2017-2018 flu season was the deadliest season in over 40 years. Last year, Anne Schuchat, the acting director of the CDC stated that “hospitalizations from the flu are now the highest that we’ve seen in nearly a decade”. By

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Summertime

Watermelon…Raspberries…Mangoes…They’re back in season!? That means it’s Summertime! School has ended for Palm Beach County students, teachers, and other professionals working for the school district. Bathing suits, sunglasses, and sunscreen are making their way to the forefront of our closets

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May is Melanoma and Skin Detection and Protection Month

May is the health awareness month that accentuates the importance of protecting your skin. In South Florida, May already starts feeling like the summer, so precaution is necessary. In South Florida, precaution is always necessary given the increased amounts of

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of the many women diagnosed with breast cancer, it is important to take the time to propagate breast cancer awareness. According to the American Cancer Society, the second most fatal cancer

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September Is Whole Grains Month

September is Whole Grains Month! For good reason, the Whole Grains Council has determined their 2014 theme to be “Make the Switch to Whole Grain”. Whether uninformed, or too busy, many individuals do not incorporate whole grains into their diets.

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Fruits and Vegetables – More Matters Month!

September is Fruits and Vegetables…More Matters Month! That means that one of this month’s health awareness campaigns has been designated to increase the fruit and veggie intake we consume daily. A vital part of fighting obesity and living healthy lifestyles

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August is Back to School Month!

August is Back to School Month! The school supply aisles will be packed this weekend with last minute shopping before school reconvenes for many on Monday, August 18th! Don’t forget to fill your shopping carts with notebooks, pens, pencils, rulers,

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Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month The skin is the human body’s largest organ, and it is quite amazing. It is durable, regenerative, and can handle the wear and tear of everyday life. However, it is not immune to infection and

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The Misuse of Antibiotics

  Doctor’s Orders: NO Unnecessary Antibiotics So little Bobby has been sneezing and coughing. He seems to have the common cold. Your first thought is to bring him in to the doctor. The doctor prescribes fluids, rest, and a follow

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July 4th Health and Safety Tips

The Fourth of July is the day Americans celebrate their independence! It is a federal holiday where many of you will be off from work, and regular day camps will be closed. Get your grilling supplies in order, make sure

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