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Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Take Care; It’s Men’s Health Month

Take Care; It’s Men’s Health Month

Learn what we should do this Men’s Health Month. Every June, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country with screenings, health fairs, and other health education and outreach programs.  The goal of Men’s Health Month is to heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and

Let’s Eat Better This National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

Let’s Eat Better This National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

Let’s get healthy this June. June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, a month that encourages Americans to increase their intake of fresh fruits and veggies.  In honor of this month, let’s sample these suggestions to incorporate more fresh produce into our diets. Introduce New Fruits and Vegetables Weekly One way to increase our

World Immunization Week and World Malaria Day

World Immunization Week and World Malaria Day

Observe World Immunization Week and World Malaria Day. Yesterday, April 24th, marked the beginning of this year’s World Immunization Week.  World Immunization Week is dedicated to highlighting the collective action needed to ensure that every person is protected from vaccine-preventable diseases.  This year’s theme is “Protected Together, #VaccinesWork.”  Additionally, today marks World Malaria Day, a

Get Planting This National Garden Month

Get Planting This National Garden Month

The world is in bloom this National Garden Month. April is National Garden Month, a month-long campaign that encourages communities, organizations, and individuals throughout America to get gardening.  This month highlights the research that confirms that caring for plants is good for us.  Not only does it provide an excellent opportunity to educate our children

Celebrating National Autism Awareness Month

Celebrating National Autism Awareness Month

Learn more about autism in honor of Autism Awareness Month. April is Autism Awareness Month.  When the Autism Society first launched Autism Awareness Month nearly a quarter century ago, it was with the goal of promoting awareness, inclusion, and self-determination for all.  Additionally, the Society looked to provide those diagnosed with autism the opportunity to

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