February is American Heart Health Month!

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The American Heart Association (AHA), the nation's oldest and largest voluntary organization is celebrating 100 years in 2024 as an organization to bring awareness and progress in the fight against heart disease. Despite a century of educating the American public about the risk and seriousness of this silent killer, more than half of Americans are still unaware that Cardiovascular Disease is the #1 cause of death in the United States (Harris Poll Survey, Nov. 2023).

Eat Breakfast...Be Merry...

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We have all heard the saying that "breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Growing up most of us were hurried out the door to go to school, but not before we ate a good breakfast. But now as adults are we taking the time to eat anything in the mornings, let alone a balanced breakfast that will help fuel us for the rest of the long day ahead?  The sad reality is probably not. 

OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

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October has become a month synonymous with Breast Cancer Awareness and seeing the pink ribbon on sports jerseys and events both locally and nationally to raise awareness in our country.  Breast cancer is not solely a woman’s disease. Men too, can get diagnosed with breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society,1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.

WELLNESS CHECKS!--Get Your Annual Physical.

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September is a month that holds some very important health awareness campaigns- plus it’s Healthy Aging Month. Healthy Aging seems to be everyone’s mantra now.  From skincare to cellular health, everyone wants to age in the healthiest way possible. 

Be Prepared for Fall Allergy Season

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Most people are familiar with springtime as the start of allergy season, but many do not realize that there is a fall allergy season as well.  People with allergies know that fall is the “second act” of the season.  It’s that time of year again when allergy sufferers contend with a resurgence in allergy symptoms...

Summer Sun Safety & Skin Health

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Skin health is important to focus on in the summer time since we are all spending more time outside and exposed to the sun's rays. July is UV Awareness Month and coming up in August is Summer Sun Safety Month. So let's talk about skin health and sun safety.