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This Week is Contact Lens Health Week

Posted by on August 21st, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

This week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is promoting the fourth annual Contact Lens Health Week, with this year’s campaign focusing on “healthy habits means healthy eyes” and focuses on encouraging youth to start healthy habits early, for healthy eyes later. Failure to wear, clean, and store your lenses as directed by… Read More »

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This Week is the Inaugural Fungal Disease Awareness Week

Posted by on August 17th, 2017 0 comments

In 2017, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control initiated a new national observance–Fungal Disease Awareness Week. This holiday aims to increase awareness about fungal diseases, which can cause several illnesses, but often go undiagnosed. Awareness is the first step to reducing diagnosis delays. This year’s theme is “Think Fungus” and aims to encourage the public… Read More »

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Back to School Health Checklist

Posted by on August 16th, 2017 0 comments

Now it’s mid-August, summer is winding down and it’s time to prepare the kids to go back to school. Alongside the backpacks, clothes, and other supplies, don’t forget your own Back To School Health Checklist: Develop a plan in case of a family emergency Schedule health and dental checkups before school starts Practice bus safety… Read More »

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