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Two older women hugging in front of a house
Monday Apr. 29, 2024 Stages of Life
6 Minute Read Reviewed By: Antoinette Buckham-Charles BSN, MHA, CNRN, LSSGB, Memory Disorder and Alzheimer's Center Coordinator Dementia is a condition that affects people's ability to remember things, think clearly, and take care of themselves. It is not a single disease but rather a group of...
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Friday Mar. 08, 2024 Wellness
5 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Glenn Singer and Dr. Kaydian Hunter Daylight savings time (DST) is the practice of setting clocks forward by one hour during the spring and summer months to extend daylight hours so that people can use natural light more in the evenings, which saves energy. Clocks...
teen talking to mom
Friday Mar. 01, 2024 Stages of Life
5 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Hung Nguyen World Teen Mental Wellness Day is a special day that focuses on raising awareness about the mental health and wellness issues teens face. From problems at school or with friends, being a teenager can be tough. Talking about mental health helps teens...
a doctor is holding a model of a uterus
Thursday Feb. 22, 2024 Your Health
3 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Scott Jordan Cervical Health Awareness aims to raise awareness about cervical cancer and stress the importance of early detection through regular screening. This annual campaign is dedicated to educating women on ways to safeguard themselves against this disease and...
a person holding a teal ribbon in their hand
Friday Feb. 16, 2024 Your Health
3 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Scott Jordan Cervical cancer affects the cervix, the part of the uterus that extends into the top of the vagina. Cervical cancer screening, with pap smears and HPV testing, can prevent almost all cervical cancers. The main cause of cervical cancer is a virus called...
woman with the flu blowing her nose
Tuesday Feb. 13, 2024 Your Health
7 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Fatteh Naaz The arrival of flu season is something none of us can ignore. Each year, this period brings fresh challenges and health concerns. However, with proper planning and proactive measures, it's possible to navigate this health maze and maintain our...
Complex Mitral Valve Repair
Thursday Feb. 08, 2024 Your Health
5 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Kenneth Herskowitz Complex Mitral Valve Repair The heart, our body's tireless worker, has a crucial part named the mitral valve. This valve is like a door that opens to let blood flow into the main pumping chamber of your heart. But sometimes, this valve doesn't...
Red Ribbon
Tuesday Feb. 06, 2024 Your Health
3 Minute Read Reviewed By: Shalisa Hafley, Manager, Outreach and Testing Services HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is an ongoing epidemic that has impacted many worldwide. As a result, there is a lot of misinformation and myths regarding HIV that have spread over decades. See below common myths...
Black History Month 2024
Friday Feb. 02, 2024 Inspiring Stories
Black History Month is an annual celebration that occurs in February, providing a valuable opportunity to honor and acknowledge the remarkable achievements, contributions, and struggles of African Americans throughout history.
kids washing their hands
Wednesday Jan. 31, 2024 Wellness
7 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Fatteh Naaz As we navigate our way through another flu season, it's more important than ever to remember one of the simplest and most effective ways to stay healthy: handwashing! This humble act, often overlooked, is a powerful tool in keeping those pesky flu germs...
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