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National Cholesterol Education Month

By Chelsey | September 7, 2021

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease …

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Healthy Aging Month

By Chelsey | September 2, 2021

Healthy Aging Month is celebrated in September and is designed to focus on the positive aspects of aging. As life expectancy gets older, we continue to motivate adults to improve their overall health and well-being. Healthy Aging is not just …

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Summer Sun Safety Month

By Chelsey | August 26, 2021

Summer Sun Safety Month reminds us that the skin is the body\’s largest organ. It is important to take the correct precautions when going out into the sun because of the damage ultraviolet radiation exposure can do to your skin. …

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National Eye Exam Month

By Chelsey | August 19, 2021

Eyecare is much more than how you see, your eyes experience everything from ultraviolet ray exposure to elements of weather and the workplace. As you age, the risk of developing cataracts and eye diseases like macular degeneration increases. August is …

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National Immunization Awareness Month

By Chelsey | August 10, 2021

The spread of vaccine misinformation is increasing worldwide. National Immunization Awareness Month is observed every August in order to highlight the importance of vaccinations for people of all ages. Diseases still exist and outbreaks occur, vaccines protect against serious and …

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National Minority Donor Awareness Week

By Chelsey | August 4, 2021

National Minority Donor Awareness Week creates awareness of the need for organ, eye, and tissue donors amongst minorities and honors those who have donated. According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, minorities are three times more …

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Hepatitis Awareness Week

By Chelsey | July 27, 2021

Every thirty seconds, a person dies from a hepatitis-related illness. Hepatitis is is the inflammation of the liver, a vital organ that processes nutrients and fights infections. Heavy use of alcohol, toxins, and viruses can cause hepatitis. Hepatitis Awareness Week …

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Daily Dose of Inspiration

By Chelsey | July 21, 2021

Every time you smile at someone it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. ~ Mother Teresa From our friends at caregiverlist.com

Sarcoma Awareness Month

By Chelsey | July 13, 2021

Sarcoma is a rare cancer that arises in the bones and the connective tissues such as fats and muscles. It is most commonly found in the arms and the legs, but can occur anywhere in the body. July is Sarcoma …

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UV Safety Month

By Chelsey | July 6, 2021

Summer has arrived and spending time outside is a great way to be physically active, reduce stress, and get vitamin D. This is a great time to highlight that July is UV Safety Month! Ultraviolet (UV) radiation comes from the …

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