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February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month

Halfway through Black History Month, it’s important to make sure we’re getting involved. As the shortest month of the year, it’s no surprise that February flies by. The 15th may have caught us by surprise, so it’s especially important that we pause and set an intention for the remaining two weeks. Specifically, we’d like to urge

February Is National Parent Leadership Month

February is a Month of Many Splendid Things. February has many accolades to its name (e.g. American Heart Month, Black History Month), but one of its lesser-known titles is also one of its most important. This month marks National Parent Leadership Month. National Parent Leadership Month provides individuals, families, communities, and governments the opportunity to

Heart Healthy Recipes For American Heart Month

Make Sweet Spiced Salmon To Celebrate American Heart Month Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States.   It is also largely preventable. To bring awareness, the American Heart Association has declared February American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure—is the number

Celebrating Parent Leadership this February

Most of us love our parents. They often go the extra length to create a safe and productive environment for their children, stepchildren and foster children. So when are we going to create a holiday that finally celebrates what makes them so special? This February will be National Parent Leadership month. This initiative was created

Let’s Talk About American Heart Month

As many of you probably already know, February is American Heart Month. Did you know that heart disease, such as coronary heart disease, heart attack, congestive heart failure, and congenital heart disease, is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.? It’s a pretty startling statistic, but it’s true. There is

National Wise Health Consumer Month Raises Awareness on Physician Choice

February brings National Wise Health Consumer month, an awareness program designed to help Americans take charge of their own health care. The concept is to get people to consider the idea of reducing the cost of their healthcare by shopping doctors or even negotiating lower costs for services. Healthy living shouldn’t have to be expensive.

Remember That February Is Black History Month

From February 1st to February 28th, people across America will be recognizing and honoring African Americans that contributed in changing and improving the history of the United States. That is why we celebrate Black History Month. Black History Month was started in 1915 by Carter G. Woodson. Dr. Woodson was one of the first African-American’s