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Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by on January 4th, 2022 0 comments

January has been designated by Congress as Cervical Health Awareness Month. According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) over 13,000 women are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer and over 4,000 will die each year. Despite this prevalence, it is a highly preventable form of cancer, which is one reason cervical health awareness is so… Read More »

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Dec

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National Influenza Vaccination Week

Posted by on December 7th, 2021 0 comments

December 5th-11th is National Influenza Vaccination Week, hosted by the CDC. National Influenza Vaccination Week is a call to all Americans 6 months and older to get their annual flu vaccine if they have not already. Flu remains a significant public health concern, and this week will serve to remind people that there is still… Read More »

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National COPD Awareness Month

Posted by on November 1st, 2021 0 comments

Organized each November by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National COPD Awareness Month aims to promote better understanding of COPD. COPD is a progressive lung disease which makes it difficult to breathe. Progressive means that it gets worse over time. While COPD rates have declined in recent decades, it is still the… Read More »

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Useful Resources: Seasonal Allergies

Posted by on October 5th, 2021 0 comments

Fall has truly begun in the northeast. Leaves are changing, the air has bite and seasonal allergies are on the rise. Stuffy nose, sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes are all common symptoms of seasonal allergies. Seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever and allergic rhinitis, are those which vary based on the season. If an… Read More »

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National Recovery Month 2021 – Recovery is for Everyone

Posted by on September 8th, 2021 0 comments

September is National Recovery Month, an observance held “to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the emergence of a strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and community members across the nation who make recovery in all its forms possible” (SAMHSA). It was begun by the Substance Abuse… Read More »

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