Commemorating Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. Children, young adults, and older Americans can have high cholesterol. The good news is that people can prevent heart disease by controlling those risk factors that can be modified. By…

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Daily Dose of Inspiration

Filling a space in a beautiful way – that is what art means to me. ~ Georgie O’Keefe From our friends at caregiverlist.com.

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Honoring World Alzheimer’s Month

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, yet, 2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their countries. Join us in honoring World Alzheimer’s Month to raise awareness and challenges the stigma that…

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Recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month

Vaccines not only help protect us and those we love from getting these diseases, but they also help prevent spreading diseases to those that are unvaccinated. Immunizations are not just for children. Protection from some childhood vaccines can wear off over time. Adults may also be at risk for vaccine-preventable diseases due to age, job,…

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Celebrating National Eye Exam Month

For many of us, July marks the halfway point of summer vacation and soon preparations for returning to school will begin. Getting a vision exam is a part of that process. The Vision Council of America notes that 12.2 million Americans require some sort of vision correction but don’t use any. Nearly 50% of parents…

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Celebrating National Health Center Week

National Health Center Week is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. This National Health Center Week honors those front line providers and staff who have shown their courage during the pandemic. From the very beginning of the crisis,…

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National Wellness Month

National Wellness Month focuses on self-care, managing stress, and promoting healthy routines. Research has shown self-care helps manage stress and promotes happiness. Whether you challenge yourself to a new yoga pose or try a different spa treatment, make a small change, and impact your health in positive ways.

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Honoring World Hepatitis Day

Viral hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that causes a range of health problems, including liver cancer. There are 5 main strains of hepatitis, two of which take 1.3 million lives each year. World Hepatitis Day brings the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis…

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Honoring Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Juvenile arthritis, also known as pediatric rheumatic disease, isn’t a specific disease. It’s an umbrella term to describe the inflammatory and rheumatic diseases that develop in children under the age of 16. These conditions affect nearly 300,000 kids and teens in the United States. The word “arthritis” means joint inflammation in Latin, but juvenile arthritis…

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