It’s easy to get thrown off your regular routine during the winter. As the busy holiday season approaches, the temperature plummets, and the sun goes down, so does the motivation to make healthy choices. This opens up a window of opportunity for illnesses, injuries, and negative mood shifts. The key to staying healthy and feeling…

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More than 20 years ago, the Lung Cancer Alliance launched its initiative to spread the word about lung cancer with Lung Cancer Awareness Day. By discussing symptoms and sharing stories of survivors, LCAD gained a following and evolved into the worldwide Lung Cancer Awareness Month campaign that takes place every November. In honor of Lung…

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and what better time to talk about cavities and oral health than the month filled with Halloween candy and treats? Candy corn and caramel apples are staples of fall, but too much sugar and not enough dental care can lead to bacteria, infection, and cavities. This month we’re discussing…

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September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month! As exciting as becoming a new parent is, the preparation can be overwhelming. It’s hard to sift through and process all the advice and information out there for expecting mothers. That’s why Texarkana Emergency Center is using Newborn Screening Awareness Month to educate soon-to-be moms and dads about the…

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