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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), an annual observance that highlights the importance of receiving recommended vaccines throughout our lives. We have the power to protect ourselves and our families from serious diseases by ensuring that we all receive the right vaccines at the right times.  Vaccines are safe, effective and the best protection…

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Boost your Brain Power

In a world where we all seem to be on the go all the time, exhaustion and anxiety feel like they are running at an all time high. It is hard to process everything going on all at once, leading to forgetfulness and feeling overwhelmed. Luckily there are super simple ways to boost your brain…

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Back To School

Just like that its August Again! The schools supplies are back out, and that fall chill in the air is almost (wishful thinking) there. Backpacks, new pencils and crayons are the first things on the brain, but your child’s health should be too! Preventing those classroom coughs and sneezes will save you a trip to…

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Health Officials Dealing with Worst Flu Outbreak in 10 Years

With tens of thousands of patients flocking to hospitals and at least 37 children dead, this year’s flu season is shaping up to be the worst in nearly a decade—and it’s not over yet. It appears that children returning to school after the winter holidays are sharing more than just their new toys. They’re driving…

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Know Your Options If Your Child is Injured at School

When the school nurse or coach calls, know your options when it comes to fast, knowledgeable care. Our children spend nearly eight hours a day, five days of the week, roaming the halls of their elementary, middle, or high school. With so much time spent in schools, odds are, accidents will happen. Some involve minor…

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Is Your Child Protected? Don’t Risk a Preventable Nightmare The CDC estimates that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among children born in the last 20 years. Back-to-school season is fast approaching. Parents have begun gathering school supplies and shopping for new clothes. Now is also the perfect time to…

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August is “Back-to-School” Month

Time to Think About “Back-to-School” Safety (Sorry Kids!) A small amount of planning now can help everyone have a more pleasant and safe experience during the entire school year…and beyond. The countdown has begun: Only four short weeks until the start of the 2017-18 school year. It’s time to enjoy those last few carefree days…

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