Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness December 5, 2019

Taking Charge of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Maggie K., Senior Editor

  Seasonal affective disorder is no myth – the cold, dark and gloomy fall and winter months lead many people to develop symptoms of depression that even the joyful holiday season can’t help. Inform your community or patients about the r...

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Health & Wellness December 3, 2019

End the Stigma: Common Questions and Answers About HIV and AIDS

Clarissa S., Editor

World AIDS Day is observed on December 1 every year. It is an opportunity to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS, and to improve education on the HIV epidemic worldwide. HIV and AIDS affect the lives of millions of people around the world, yet they ar...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life November 26, 2019

Thanksgiving Food Safety: How to Prepare and Store Your Turkey

Clarissa S., Editor

There is nothing better than gathering around the dining room table with your whole family to enjoy a delicious turkey dinner on Thanksgiving. It is a time-honored American tradition that the entire Nation looks forward to participating in every y...

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Health & Wellness, Military Life October 30, 2019

Simple Self-Care Strategies for Caregiver Success

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Being a caregiver may be one of the most important roles you will ever take on in your life.  It is not an easy role, and most of us are never prepared for it. Take the steps to make sure you and your care recipient are both living the best lives ...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life October 24, 2019

The Flu and Seniors

Zena L., Editor

Flu season is fast approaching. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) define flu season as occurring (generally) between October and May with peak activity between December and February. The flu and seniors is an important thing to ...

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Health & Wellness October 8, 2019

How to Spot Breast Cancer Warning Signs and Reduce Your Risk

Clarissa S., Editor

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the U.S., and about one in eight women will have it at some point in their lifetime. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an opportunity to learn more about breast cancer,...

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Health & Wellness September 18, 2019

The Opioid Epidemic: How to Prevent Addiction and Overdose

Clarissa S., Editor

The opioid crisis affects millions of Americans and takes the lives of thousands every year. While opioids can be prescribed by doctors, millions of people misuse them, often leading to life-threatening addiction. Learn more about the opioid epide...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life, Military Life September 12, 2019

Don't Be a Distracted Parent

Zena L., Editor

You’re the loving parent of two young children and your day is full of demands, from making dinner and cleaning up, to folding laundry and replying to that urgent text from your best friend… Are you a distracted parent? Multitasking and Distracte...

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Health & Wellness August 14, 2019

Immunization Awareness: Vaccinations Are Not Just for Kids

Heather M., Editor

Certain diseases – some with deadly effects – can be prevented through vaccination. August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM): During this time, encourage the people in your community to learn about what vaccines they and their family...

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Education, Health & Wellness July 24, 2019

Campus Dating Safety: What Students Need to Know About Consent

Clarissa S., Editor

While most students understand that sexual assault is unacceptable, many don't know what is considered sexual assault. Students need a complete understanding of consent to create a safe campus culture. The six Cs of consent, listed below, can help...

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