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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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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 is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Many times we, as adults, don’t pay much attention when our children complain that their “joints” hurt. We think they’ve played too hard, want extra attention or possibly just have the flu. There are

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June: National Aphasia Awareness Month

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month. The brain is a vital organ in the functionality of human beings. It is magnificently strong, yet it can be detrimentally affected by many factors such as traumatic brain injuries, strokes, and infections. Aphasia

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National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Despite May being the Physical Fitness and Sports Month, we should really celebrate this particular health awareness throughout all the months of the year. Physical Fitness is something that needs to be

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Memorial Day Health & Safety Tips

Happy Memorial Day! Today is the day we honor those who have served our country. They have fought for our freedom, got injured for our freedom, and have even died for our freedom. Let’s not forget the true meaning behind

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Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Today is May 8th, Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. Our First blog post about Mental Health Awareness throughout May relates to Children’s Mental Health Awareness. We tend to overlook the many nuances children use to relay their feelings and mental health so taking

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