Take this time during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to focus on yourself, your health and the health of others. Review this interactive to better understand the statistics. Being educated and proactive is a great way to pay-it-forward, or pink-it-forward, to all the loved ones in your life.
Although breast cancer can’t be prevented, self-exams and routine screenings are beneficial to detect any concerns sooner than later. Choosing to live a healthy lifestyle can also reduce your risk. This includes maintaining a healthy weight, staying physically active, eating fruits and veggies and limiting alcohol consumption with no smoking.
The National Breast Cancer Foundation reports that a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every two minutes in the United States. To put that into perspective, that means by the time you finish this article, another diagnosis has already been given. That’s how quick it can be. And that’s why understanding the disease is so vital. One in every eight women are affected.
Knowing the symptoms of the flu is vital to stop the spread. If you or your loved ones experience any of the following shown in this interactive, it's recommended to stay home and contact your trusted healthcare provider on next steps! Please note that keeping children home from school is subjective per each district, though. Follow the guidelines provided from the staff secretary.
It can be tricky to differentiate the symptoms of the flu vs. COVID-19. It can also be hard to determine the myths vs. the facts when it comes to each!
The 2021-22 flu season is right around the corner, with October being the kick-start to any pesky germs that tend to arise the handful of months following. To prevent the jump in illnesses, it is recommended that everyone six months and older get vaccinated early.
Have you ever done a yoga pose that just didn't feel right? If so, you might not have been doing it correctly!
Yoga not only strengthens your muscles, but stretches them, too!
When beginning to practice yoga for the first time, it's important to note that there is no wrong way to get started, but rather, a few things to keep in mind! Review this video on best places to begin.
September is winding down, much like the way yoga allows one’s mind and body to slow down after a long, busy day -- or straight away in the morning! What better way to end the month by swan diving into the benefits of practicing yoga coupled with meditation.
Knowing where to start if your child contracts head lice and what steps to take afterward can be a tough task for some. Let this interactive guide you into the timeline necessary to remove them quickly and effectively.
A lice infestation isn't a cause for panic. There are many misconceptions about contracting lice that we would like to clear up here, to help ease your mind.
Contracting head lice can be overwhelming for both you and your child - but don't let it panic your little ones if they do come in contact! Stay informed with this educational quiz and implement the right preventative measures to get them treated quickly and effectively.
National Pediculosis Prevention Month might not ring a bell - but if we said Head Lice Prevention Month instead, your hairs might raise. Are we right? Either way, the month of September emphasizes the importance of head lice routine screening and early detection!
Having family meals together does not only mean indulging in the same great food--it also means hearing about each other's day and having great conversation, too!
If you stock your pantry appropriately, you'll always have a dinner backup plan when all else fails!
If you need some ideas on where to start with cooking meals for your family, consider reviewing this interactive! Provided are five recipes, ranging from breakfast, to lunch, to dinner. All jam-packed with healthy and hearty ingredients your loved ones will love!
Knowing both the health and social benefits of eating altogether as a family is a sure way to get you started on doing so! Consider taking this quiz to explore your knowledge on the matter. It's bound to spark the notion of making family meal nights a routine in your household.
September is National Family Meals Month! Take the remaining days within it and enjoy dinnertime around the table. Not only will you get to enjoy a homemade meal with those you love most, you'll also get many health and social benefits out of the deal, too.
The month of September brings everything cozy--sweaters, fuzzy socks, yummy treats and warm drinks. It’s only fitting, then, that September is National Family Meal Month! Every fall, this nationwide event comes around to support families in enjoying more delicious meals together around the table. Not only do you get to enjoy a homemade meal, but you also get many health and social benefits out of the deal, too.
Although everything can be enjoyed in moderation, there are some food and physical activities that should take priority over the rest. Test your knowledge in knowing what those are with this interactive!
There are many things that can be done to prevent, or manage, childhood obesity. Review this video and take notes on the lifestyle habits you can change or develop into your routine to benefit the youth in your life!
Differentiating the myths from facts on childhood obesity can be a hard task. Some things may seem obvious when preventing or managing the health of your child, but others may not be as clear.
We’re fully into September. Although that might seem hard to believe, it’s time to discuss some more great opportunities within it! That being said, let us welcome you to the discussion of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. This month is a chance for all of us to learn more about a serious health condition affecting nearly 19 percent of our youth.