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Let’s Get Involved This National Donate Life Month

Let’s Get Involved This National Donate Life Month

Let’s all do our part this National Donate Life Month. National Donate Life Month (NDLM) was established by Donate Life America in 2003.  Celebrated every April, this month features numerous local, regional, and national activities to encourage Americans to register as an organ donor.  Inspired by Maya Angelou’s quote, “Be a rainbow in someone else’s

Stay Calm; It’s National Stress Awareness Month

Stay Calm; It’s National Stress Awareness Month

Let’s manage our stress this month. April is National Stress Awareness Month, a month-long campaign that asks us to recognize the damaging effects of stress on our mental, emotional, and physical health.  In honor of this National Stress Awareness Month, we should all make an effort to keep our stress under control.  Here are some

Fight for Equality this Equal Pay Day

Fight for Equality this Equal Pay Day

Let’s learn more about Equal Pay Day. Equal Pay Day was started by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996 to highlight the gap between men and women’s wages.  This day is set in April to represent how far into the year women need to work to match what men made the previous

Let’s Learn More This World Health Day

Let’s Learn More This World Health Day

Let’s get educated this World Health Day. World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on April 7th.  This day is sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the theme for this year’s World Health Day is “Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere.”  In honor of this World Health Day, let’s

Observe Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month

Observe Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month

Let’s learn more about Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month. This year, the theme for Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month is “Embrace Your Voice.”  This theme asks us to consider how our words shape the world around us and asks how individuals and communities can use their voices to make an impact and become

On This Day in History: Coca-Cola Was Invented

On This Day in History: Coca Cola Was Invented

Learn how, on this day in 1886, Dr. John Pemberton created the first batch of Coca-Cola. When Dr. Pemberton created the first batch of Coca-Cola on March 29th, 1886, he thought he was creating a cure-all tonic.  His first batch was created using kola nuts for caffeine and cocoa leaf, and was supposed to treat

Let’s Avoid These Bad Health Habits

Let’s Avoid These Bad Health Habits

Let’s all try to break our bad health habits this month. We all have bad habits, however there are certain habits that are particularly detrimental to our health.  Here are some of the worst health habits that we should try to avoid. Smoking For those of us that smoke, we are putting ourselves at risk