Family Health and Fitness Day

Get together and get moving for National Family Health and Fitness Day this Saturday, June 12! Family Health and Fitness Day was created by the National Recreation and Park Association to encourage physical activity while also highlighting the important role parks and recreational areas play in keeping our communities healthy. Make a Change Whether you’re…

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FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug for Alzheimer’s Disease

The FDA has granted accelerated approval for Aduhelm (aducanumab), a drug used to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Drugs approved under the accelerated approval pathway have proven to be more beneficial than what’s currently on the market for life-threatening illnesses. Considering Aduhelm is the first drug of its kind and the first Alzheimer’s treatment to be approved…

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Summertime Sports Safety

School is almost out for the year, and summertime sports are about to be back in full swing! From scoring touchdowns and making goals to becoming fast friends with their teammates, watching your kids achieve their goals and build a community by participating in sports is a great feeling. Along with all the benefits of…

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Every Kid Healthy Week: Mindful Monday

April 26-30th is Every Kid Healthy Week! “Each day of the week shines a spotlight on the great actions schools and families are taking to improve the health and wellness of their kids and the link between nutrition, physical activity, mental health, and learning – because healthy kids are better prepared to learn and thrive!”…

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Texarkana Micro Hospital Makes Macro Difference During the Pandemic

Texarkana Micro Hospital Makes Macro Difference During the Pandemic It’s been a year since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, and Texarkana Emergency Center & Hospital has risen to the challenge every day since by offering exceptional care to their community when it mattered most. At the first sign of COVID-19, Texarkana Emergency Center &…

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Poison Prevention Week

March 21-27 is National Poison Prevention Week, an issue that may be more prevalent than you think. Every day, over 300 children in the U.S. receive emergency medical care due to being poisoned. And according to the National Capital Poison Center, someone calls the U.S. poison control center about every 12 seconds. Hospitals, Emergency Rooms,…

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Brain Injury Awareness Month 2021

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Each year, this initiative aims to spread the word about the growing prevalence of traumatic brain injuries and how we can better protect ourselves.  First, let’s review how our brains work! The brain is a part of your body’s central nervous system, and it functions by sending and receiving…

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February is American Heart Month

Thanks to Valentine’s Day, the symbol for February is a heart. ❤ You see it everywhere—on candy, cards, decorations, and clothing, so what better time to honor our hearts than with American Heart Month! In addition to AHM, February 5 is National Wear Red Day! Get involved by wearing red this Friday to help raise…

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Go with Your Gut and Improve Digestive Health

One of the most common reasons people land in the ER is abdominal pain. The exact cause of stomach pain can be difficult to pinpoint, but more often than not, these issues stem from digestion problems. We hear a lot about the digestive system, usually in broad terms, but what all goes into our digestive…

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10 Delicious Holiday Recipes from Around the World

No matter what holiday you celebrate, winter classics like eggnog, stuffing, and sugar cookies frequent our tables in the U.S. But this year, we could all use a little more cheer, so break out the aprons and have some fun spicing up your traditional holiday menu with unique, eclectic recipes from all over the globe!…

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