Managing Allergies and Asthma

By jsmith | May 3, 2021

In 1984, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declared May to be “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.” With May being peak season for both allergies and asthma, it’s an opportune time to discuss the conditions that affect more than 65 million Americans. Allergens Allergies are a hypersensitive…

How to Better Manage Your Stress

By jsmith | April 12, 2021

Inhale…Exhale… April is Stress Awareness Month! In 1993, Stress Awareness Month was created to bring awareness to the causes and cures for the “modern stress epidemic.” And after the intense year we had in 2020, there couldn’t be a more opportune time to talk about the effects stress has on…

World Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

By jsmith | March 23, 2021

March 26th is World Purple Day, an international effort to raise awareness for epilepsy and recognize the 65 million people living with it worldwide. There seems to be a general lack of understanding about epilepsy because it’s not discussed in-depth very often. That’s why this Purple Day, we’re educating our…

Better Us

By jsmith | February 18, 2021

When you love someone, your feelings extend far beyond one day of the year. Now that the frills of Valentine’s Day have faded, how will you continue to show your love? Roses and chocolate are always nice, but there are lots of meaningful ways to express how much you care…

February is American Heart Month

By jsmith | February 4, 2021

Thanks to Valentine’s Day, the symbol for February is a heart. ❤ You see it everywhere—on candy, cards, decorations, and clothing, so what better time to honor our hearts than with American Heart Month! In addition to AHM, February 5 is National Wear Red Day! Get involved by wearing red…

Emergency Room Services

By jsmith | January 19, 2021

Providing the care you deserve It may be hard to remember a time when anything other than COVID-19 came to mind when you thought of a hospital. And although our healthcare workers on the frontlines have certainly given this pandemic their all, our hospital and emergency room care extend far…

The Gift-Giving Guide for Safe Children’s Toys

By jsmith | December 7, 2020

It’s the season of giving! Whether you’re shopping for the kids in your life or looking to donate gifts, here are a few helpful things to keep in mind to ensure you’re buying safe toys. 10 Tips for Giving Gifts to Children Before buying a gift, read the label! Warning…

Movember, Getting into the Thick of Men’s Health

By jsmith | November 5, 2020

Could your facial hair save a life? That’s certainly the goal of “Movember,” a global initiative to raise awareness for men’s mental and physical health issues. Movember was created in 2003 by a group of guys who wanted to put a stop to avoidable, premature male death. The idea? Grow…

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What to Know About Breast Cancer

By jsmith | October 19, 2020

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, so chances are, this cancer has unfortunately affected each of us in some way. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a time for women to gather information, share their stories, and literally…

Childhood Obesity: Contributing Factors and How to Fight It

By jsmith | September 22, 2020

We know your child’s health and wellness are two of the most important things to you as a parent. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, an opportune time to talk about the health issue affecting one in every five children in the United States. This month, we’re aiming to…