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Essential Health Screenings to Schedule this Men’s Health Month

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Health screenings and tests that we suggest scheduling during Men’s Health Month. June is Men’s Health Month.  As the name suggests, this month encourages men to take better care of themselves.  To acknowledge the important message of this month, here are some health tests and screenings that we suggest to consider scheduling. Prostate Cancer Screening

Let’s Observe Stand for Children Day

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Celebrating Stand for Children Day. Stand for Children Day first started on June 1, 1996, when the Children’s Defense Fund organized the largest demonstration for children in history.  The demonstration brought over 300,000 people to the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.  After this historic demonstration, June 1st became known as Stand for

Will You Please Join Us as We Observe World No Tobacco Day

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We are inviting you to join us to end the use of tobacco. Every May 31st, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its global partners recognize World No Tobacco Day.  This international campaign is meant to raise awareness of the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco and second-hand smoke.  The larger goal of this month is discouraging

Let’s Get Riding; It’s National Bike Month

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Let’s go for a ride this National Bike Month! Every May, the League of American Bicyclists sponsors National Bike Month as a way to highlight the benefits of bicycling and encourage us to give cycling a try. With increasing awareness of health, wellness, sustainability, and monetary savings, more and more of us are starting to see

Celebrate with Your Brothers and Sisters—It’s National Sibling Day

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Let’s thank our siblings this National Sibling Day. As the name suggests, National Sibling Day is about celebrating the relationship we have with our brothers and sisters.  Sometimes our greatest rivals and often our best friends, the connection between siblings is something completely unique and hopefully is cherished.  In recognition of this National Sibling Day,

Let’s Learn About the History of Mardi Gras

Let’s Learn About the History of Mardi Gras

Let’s kick back, let loose, and celebrate this Mardi Gras. Today is Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday! Mardi Gras refers to the events of the celebration that begins after the Christian feasts of Epiphany and ends on the day before Ash Wednesday.  Interestingly, this celebration is always held exactly 47 days before Easter. Mardi

Shhhhhh! It’s Quiet Day

Shhhhhh! It’s Quiet Day

Lower your volume and stress levels this Quiet Day. Today is Quiet Day, an unofficial reminder that encourages us to lower our noise levels to live a healthier and more relaxed life.  While we might not associate noise with stress, research has shown that there is a correlation between noise and mental and physical well