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August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

With a large number of states beginning the school year earlier, August is the new September! Along with school supply shopping and purchasing those back-to-school clothing items, it’s time to make comprehensive eye exam appointments for the kids. Conveniently, August is designated as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month! A good rule of thumb is to have … Continue Reading

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11 Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby

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Breastmilk is a “perfect food.” It’s easy to digest, and because it is made of live cells, your baby’s body can easily absorb it. August is National Breastfeeding Month and a great time to discuss the benefits of breastfeeding for babies. Breastmilk provides just the right proportion of essential nutrients, vitamins, proteins, fats and antibodies to … Continue Reading

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National Immunization Awareness Month

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As summer begins to wind down, children will be headed back to school or beginning school for their first time. This can be a busy time for parents as they start shopping for backpacks, binders, pens/pencils, clothes, shoes and a number of other items that will help their children have a great start to the … Continue Reading

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National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month

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When it comes to national days of observation, you probably aren’t familiar with the yearly anniversary of National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month (NCCAPM). Heck, it’s a lot of work just to say it! Understanding its importance, however, is something we believe you’ll find relatable as a parent. After all, thousands of children … Continue Reading

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Six Ways to Stay Healthy This Summer!

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Summer means a time for surfing, sand, barbeques, pool parties and the occasional getaway. Many of these plans are also an open invitation for you to get sick, especially if you are traveling our lounging outside. If any of your summer plans revolve around these activities, here are 6 ways you can ensure you stay … Continue Reading

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July is Sarcoma Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, about 11,280 people will be diagnosed with sarcoma this year and slightly more men than women develop soft tissue sarcoma. Sarcomas are cancers that are much more likely to affect children and young adults than many other more common cancers. Sarcoma is a very rare disease. Due to its rarity, … Continue Reading

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Summer Sun Safety

5 ways to protect yourself from the sun. The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. Follow these recommendations to help protect yourself and your family. Shade You can reduce your risk of skin damage and skin cancer by seeking shade under an umbrella, tree, or other shelter … Continue Reading

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Celebrate Global Wellness Day!

What is Global Wellness Day? All of us would like be healthier, to look better, and to live well both physically and spiritually. Living well is almost the entire world’s shared dream. As everything that is precious to us has been honored with a special day, why is it that we don’t have a special … Continue Reading

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10 Reasons to Quit Tobacco For Good!

You know that smoking is bad for you. Maybe you’ve forgotten how good life can be when you’re tobacco-free. Need some incentive to quit? Here are 10 reasons to quit tobacco for good. If you quit smoking, you will be taking steps to: Improve your health right now and for the rest of your life. Within … Continue Reading

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9 Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms in Women

While stroke is the fifth leading cause of death for men, it’s the third leading cause of death for women. And according to the National Stroke Association, each year, 55,000 more American women have a stroke than American men. A stroke occurs when a blood clot cuts off blood flow to an area of the brain. … Continue Reading

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