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January 2014

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Volunteer Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month, and for a good reason. January is the month that presents the most challenges in recruiting people to give blood. Busy holiday schedules, cold weather, and increased cold and flu symptoms can make it difficult for people to donate, even for the most dedicated donors. Winter weather can lead to … Continue Reading

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Healthy Weight Week


The start of a new year for most comes along with a new years resolution. Traditionally, most resolutions are aimed at losing weight, eating healthier or working out more, and unfortunately the reality is that most do not stick to them for very long. Healthy Weight Week, the third week of January, is a perfect … Continue Reading

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Caring For Someone With The Flu


The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports the number of people getting sick with influenza is on the rise. The CDC report for the week of December 29 to January 4 shows that 35 states are seeing widespread flu activity, up from 25 a week earlier. The American Red Cross has steps people should take … Continue Reading