Could your facial hair save a life? That’s certainly the goal of “Movember,” a global initiative to raise awareness for men’s mental and physical health issues. Movember was created in 2003 by a group of guys who wanted to put a stop to avoidable, premature male death. The idea? Grow a mustache for the month…

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World Mental Health Day is October 10th, and this year in particular is a valuable time to open the conversation about mental and emotional health.  Psychological Impacts of COVID-19 Although life has seemingly started to move on and regain a degree of normalcy, the implications of this global pandemic are still prevalent. Many people are…

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We know your child’s health and wellness are two of the most important things to you as a parent. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, an opportune time to talk about the health issue affecting one in every five children in the United States. This month, we’re aiming to educate our readers on the…

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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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The CDC estimates that 76 million people suffer from food poisoning annually. With barbeques, picnics, and other food-related activities being more prevalent during the summer months, your risks of food poisoning heighten. Food poisoning, also known as foodborne illness, occurs when you eat contaminated food. Food can become contaminated at any point—growing, harvesting, processing, storage,…

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In the process of adapting to our new “normal” in phase two of re-opening our town, it’s crucial that we not become lenient with safety.  As the reality of the virus becomes commonplace, a conscious effort must be made so we don’t let our guards down. This month, we’re discussing the ways you can stay…

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May is Lupus Awareness Month, a chance to educate others on what’s called the “disease of 1,000 faces.” Lupus is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks healthy tissue. It’s a mysterious disease because of the way its symptoms can change, come and go, and imitate other illnesses. There are…

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As time goes on and we adjust to our new, temporary reality, things can become redundant. And if you have kids, you know it’s a constant struggle to keep up with their demand for entertainment. Playing board games and throwing the ball may be fun for a while, but once they get tired of that,…

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Monday, March 30th, is National Doctors’ Day! “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein National Doctor’s Day is a holiday dedicated to recognizing the contributions of doctors who serve our nation by caring for its’ citizens. And in the midst of this global pandemic, what better time to show…

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March is National Poison Prevention Month, an issue that might be more common than you think. Did you know that someone calls the U.S. poison control center about every 12 seconds? Because of this, poison control centers help millions of parents and caregivers each year. Read on to learn about the most dangerous household products…

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