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Nov 25

December is Healthy Lung Awareness Month

Sometimes we take our lungs for granted. They keep us alive and well and for the most part, we don’t need to think about them. That’s why it is important to prioritize your lung health. Your body has a natural defense system designed to protect the lungs, keeping dirt and germs at bay. But there […]

Nov 4

What Do You Know About WIC?

“WIC” stands for Women, Infants and Children.  It is a supplemental nutrition program for: Pregnant women Breastfeeding women (up to the infant’s 1st birthday) Non-breastfeeding postpartum women up to 6 months after birth Infants Children up to their 5th birthday WIC helps families by providing nutritious foods such as milk, eggs, cereal, juice, fruits, vegetables […]

Nov 4

Get Your Flu Shot Now!

There’s no shortage of misconceptions about the flu vaccine.  Let’s clear up three big ones: MYTH:  You can get the flu from the flu shot. FACT:  You might feel some minor side effects, but because vaccines contain inactivated or weakened flu viruses, they can’t make a health person sick. MYTH:  The flu shot doesn’t always […]

Sep 26

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control.  When cancer starts in the breast, it is called breast cancer.  Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. Most breast cancers are found in women who are 50 and older, but breast cancer also […]