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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Health & Wellness February 8, 2018

Keep Your Finger on the Pulse: Find Out If You’re at Risk for Heart Disease

The leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. is heart disease. With that in mind, do you know if you have a healthy heart? While you may think that your habits and lifestyle arent’t that terrible, you may be surprised to find that...

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Health & Wellness December 5, 2017

Threats and Outbreaks: Preventing the Spread of Emerging Infectious Diseases for a Healthier Community

Julia S., Editor

Your community knows how to avoid the common cold – after all, being around someone who is congested is a great incentive to wash your hands often and be more careful. But are the people in your community aware of how to protect themselves against...

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Security & Preparedness September 20, 2017

Beat the Bite: Effective Mosquito Bite Prevention Tips to Stay Safe in the Great Outdoors

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Mosquitoes are the tiny pests that ruin anyone’s outdoor fun in a big way. They’re a nuisance, they love to bite and they leave itchy welts on every body part. Most alarming, however, is that many species of mosquitoes are riddled with disease – c...

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