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Feeling a little sluggish this time of year? This could be why.

06/16/22

With kids going to camps, grandkids coming to visit, road trips and vacations… We may all have dreamed of warmer days, of fun times at the beach or by the pool, but in reality, summer can often be downright exhausting.

If you blame the heat for your unusual lack of energy, you’re not wrong! There are several reasons you may be feeling drained this time of year.

 

Your body is acclimating to the heat.

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Migraine and Headache Awareness

06/09/22

What is the difference between migraine and headache?

While some people use these terms interchangeably, there is a difference between migraine and headache.

What Is a migraine?

Migraines are a moderate to severe throbbing pain in the head (usually on one side, but sometimes both), that often includes nausea, dizziness, facial tingling or numbness, visual disturbances, or sensitivity to light, sound, or smell. They can happ...

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Community Health Improvement

06/02/22

Our health and well-being are products of not only the health care we receive and the choices we make, but also the places where we live, learn, work, and play. Community health improvement (CHI) is a process to identify and address the health needs of communities.

The fundamental purpose of public health is defined by three core functions: assessment, policy development and assurance. Community health assessments (CHAs) provide information for problem and asset identification a...

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Simple Summer Activities for Kids – or the Whole Family!

05/26/22

It’s inevitable. It’s gonna happen. Probably on day 4 of summer break.

“I’m bored! What can I do?!”

Every kid gets the I-have-nothing-to-do blues from time to time. And without school, sports and unlimited access to their friends, many parents find themselves wondering what they’re going to do to keep the kids entertained over the long summer break…without breaking the bank!

Don’t worry. We&r...

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Osteoporosis Awareness Month

05/19/22

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become thin, brittle, and weak. Bone is living tissue that is constantly being broken down and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone doesn't keep up with the loss of old bone. These changes can increase the risk of fractures which can lead to disability and a poorer quality of life. Fractures caused by osteoporosis have also been linked to an increased risk of death.

What are the causes of osteoporo...

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National Women’s Health Week

05/12/22

Prioritizing your health – both physical and mental – has never been more important. Over the past few years, many women have put off taking care of their general health and wellness needs. They have adjusted their daily routines, including the way they connect with family and friends. This combination has led to serious health problems for some women.

During National Women’s Health Week, we encourage all women to make the choices that are righ...

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