• SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
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    National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

    National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

    One in 3 children in the United States are overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news? Childhood obesity can be prevented. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to

    • APRIL 26, 2017
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    Muscle Cramp (Charley Horse) Treatment and Symptoms

    Facts on muscle cramps Anyone who has experienced a muscle cramp (charley horse) can attest to the fact that it can be quite painful. Muscle cramps or spasms occur when muscles involuntarily contract and cannot relax. The term charley horse has been used to refer to painful muscle cramps, particularly when they occur in the

    • MAY 15, 2018
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    Mosquito and Tick Bites

    Mosquito and Tick Bites

    Spending time together outdoors is good for the whole family. Don’t let bug bites ruin your fun. Most bug bites are harmless, but some mosquitoes and ticks spread viruses and bacteria that can make you sick. Some of these viruses and bacteria are very serious – and may be deadly. Mosquitoes spread viruses like Zika, West

    • MARCH 3, 2017
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    Manage Stress

    Not all stress is bad. But chronic (ongoing) stress can lead to health problems. Preventing and managing chronic stress can help lower your risk for serious conditions like heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, and depression. You can prevent or reduce stress by: Planning ahead Deciding which tasks need to be done first Preparing for stressful