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March is National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month is celebrated every March. This years’ theme, Bite by Bite, focuses on the importance of making well informed food choices while developing practical eating and physical activity habits. It is important to remember that small changes in your food selections is a step in the right direction. Setting and...

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Celebrate Women’s Healthy Weight Day!

Celebrate Women’s Healthy Weight Day! January 23rd, 2020 Instead of a focus on dieting, this day is more about sharing knowledge to improve women’s overall health through physical activity and healthy eating. A key concept of celebrating Women’s Healthy Weight Day is an emphasis on accepting every person’s natural body...

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National Hand Washing Awareness Week!

Did you know that the first week in December is designated as National Hand Washing Awareness Week? How great would it be if you or your family never got sick? If we could avoid getting the flu, the common cold, strep throat and more. Follow the principles of hand awareness, and safe guard you and your families from getting...

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GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY - OCTOBER 15

Clean Hands Save Lives!! GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY OCTOBER 15, 2019 This day is celebrated to increase awareness of the benefits of handwashing properly with soap. It is easy and effective. Did you know that handwashing is the single most important practice to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others? Many diseases are...

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National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

About 1 in 5 (19%) of children in the United States is obese. National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month provides a chance for all of us to learn more about this serious health condition. Children with obesity are at a higher risk for having chronic health conditions and diseases, such as asthma and type 2 diabetes. They also...

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February is American Heart Month

Each February the American Heart Association along with other national and local organizations come together to highlight the importance of a heart healthy lifestyle to protect against and raise awareness of the risks of heart related diseases. One in every five women in the United States has some form of heart disease making...

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National Women's Health Week

National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. This week starts on Mother’s Day every year and this year the week will kick off on May 13, 2018 and continue through until May 19, 2018. The goal of National Women’s Health Week is to encourage women...

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