• JULY 20, 2017
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    Beat The Heat

    Beat The Heat

    There’s a lot to do when the weather is right: family picnics, working on your tan at the beach, a homerun derby on the softball field, endless hours on the golf course, or lounging in your backyard hammock. Unfortunately, too much fun in the sun can be dangerous. Excessive heat exposure can cause dehydration, which

    • FEBRUARY 12, 2018
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    Be heart-healthy on Valentine’s day

    Be heart-healthy on Valentine’s day

    Make A Date With Your Heart! February is American Heart Month, and Valentine‚Äôs Day is a great time to start taking steps to be heart-healthy. Prevent and control high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes. Avoid smoking and secondhand smoke. Limit alcohol use. Maintain a healthy weight. Be active. Eat healthy.   Be food-conscious. Consider

    • JULY 26, 2018
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    Back To School Physical

    No matter what grade your child is about to enter, there’s the yearly back-to-school checklist of to-dos: Shopping for school supplies Filling out permission forms Scheduling your child’s yearly pediatric well-child visit While it may not seem as urgent, a yearly physical exam by your family’s pediatrician is an important part of your child’s health

    • SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
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    Awareness Month – National Childhood Obesity

    Awareness Month – National Childhood Obesity

    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