What You Need to Know About Newborn Screening

September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month! As exciting as becoming a new parent is, the preparation can be overwhelming. It’s hard to sift through all the advice and information out there for those expecting. That’s why we’re utilizing Newborn Screening Awareness Month to educate soon-to-be moms and dads about the importance of infant health screens.…

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Vegetables You Should Be Eating

Summer is in full swing, and we all want to look and feel our best. Today is National Eat Your Vegetables Day, the perfect time to up your veggie intake and diversify your palate! You know vegetables are good for you, but how? We’re breaking down what in-season vegetables offer which specific health benefits, complete…

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Better Us

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 about someone past February 14th!…

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Childhood Obesity: Contributing Factors and How to Fight It

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 educate our readers on the…

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Parenting in a Pandemic: Back to School Safety Tips

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As a parent, there are countless life milestones you’ve been preparing for since you had your first child. Although the first day of school is on that list, no one could have anticipated the circumstances we’re currently under. Some things may be out of our control, but there are ways to feel more prepared for what you’re walking into. This…

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Summertime Stings and Burns

Summertime is filled with long days spent outdoors. Whether you’re laying out by a pool, riding a bike, or swimming in a lake, it’s all fun and games until your day in the sun results in a painful burn or sting. This month, we’re sharing a few simple safety tips everyone can benefit from during…

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Men’s Health Week

In 1994, Congress declared the week leading up to Father’s Day, “Men’s Health Week.” The point of Men’s Health Week is to raise awareness of preventable health issues for males and encourage early detection and treatment. What better way to show your dad love this Father’s Day than by encouraging him to lead a healthy…

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COVID-19 Facts vs. Fiction

With so much news coverage on COVID-19, it can be hard to filter through everything that is being said and posted online. Because everyone has a platform to share their opinions, false information seems to be spreading faster than the virus itself these days. That’s why we’re setting the record straight by fact-checking a few…

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Caffeine Awareness Month

Does the warmth of a freshly brewed cup of coffee give you the strength to tackle the day? We all know the feeling of relying on our trusty friend caffeine to get us through a busy day when we can’t afford to be groggy. But, at what point does our dependency start to affect our…

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Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

The New Year has officially begun, and with that comes new resolutions! How many of us make our resolutions, keep up with them for a few weeks or even months, and then eventually find ourselves making the same ones the next year? It’s a tale as old as time, but it doesn’t have to be…

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