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Raising Awareness For Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month, a month to raise awareness and increase education surrounding the health of men and boys. It may be a stereotype that men avoid the doctor, but in some cases it can be a deadly stereotype. There are diseases that affect men more than women, and

WHO World Immunization Week

There is a tool that can save your child’s life. It’s free under the Affordable Care Act and takes less than five minutes. This tool is immunizations, and the WHO World Immunization Week is a great time to make sure your child (and the children around you) are up-to-date on

Eating Disorders: The Mental And Physical Pain

Watch a few average commercial breaks on TV or flip through a magazine. Every other ad seems to be for a weight loss program or product. Between the weight loss ads, unrealistically-thin models sell everything from perfume to clothes to coffee creamers. With so much of our culture so obviously

Holistic Treatments For Cancer Pain On World Cancer Day

Every year on February 4th, people around the globe take some time to spread awareness and hope on World Cancer Day. Created to connect people to resources, support, and information, World Cancer Day is a time when citizens come together to bring the challenges and triumphs of a cancer diagnosis

National Suicide Prevention Month: Red Flags

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. As with most conditions, awareness is key, but mental health issues are invisible diseases. Many people living with chronic pain – another invisible illness – also suffer from mental health challenges, with both often going untreated. In fact, those with chronic pain experience mood

Start A Conversation During Pain Awareness Month

Despite the relatively large number of people in the United States who suffer from chronic pain (approximately 100 million adults), people with pain are still often faced with misunderstanding, preconceptions, and poor treatment. To facilitate change for people who live with chronic pain, September was recognized as Pain Awareness Month.

Make Some Tails Wag On National Dog Day

National Dog Day is celebrated on August 26th each year, and it’s all about dogs and why they’re wonderful. For dog lovers, there’s no question: dogs enrich our lives and bring us unmeasurable joy and comfort. But it turns out that dogs can have real, measurable benefits on our lives,

Show Your Love During Assistance Dog Week

If you’ve ever come across an assistance dog in a store or on the street, you might have noticed how well-behaved it was. You probably didn’t realize the amount of training, resources, and work that’s gone into making it such a highly-skilled companion. However, as anyone who owns an assistance

Supporting Fathers On Father’s Day

The first recorded instance of a Father’s Day celebration was in Spokane, Washington in 1910. Sonora Smart Dodd hosted the celebration at the local YMCA to honor her father, who was a Civil War veteran and single dad. Even though the initial proposed date was Dodd’s father’s birthday on June