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Happy Fall Holidays

Posted by on October 26th, 2017 0 comments

Happy Halloween! Here are health and safety tips for the big day, courtesy of the CDC: Provide healthier treats for trick-or-treaters such as low-calorie treats and drinks. Offer a variety of fruits and vegetables if you have guests over. Use party games and trick-or-treat time as an opportunity for kids to get their daily dose… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, General (all entries)

Oct

24

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Healthy Pets, Healthy People – One Health

Posted by on October 24th, 2017 0 comments

Studies show that relationships between people and their pets can increase fitness, lower stress, and bring happiness to both. “One Health” recognizes that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment. “Zoonotic” diseases are diseases that can be passed from animals to humans. 6 out of every 10 infectious… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), Health Literacy

Oct

19

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Get Your Heart in the Game

Posted by on October 19th, 2017 0 comments

Fall is a great season for sports fans. Baseball and soccer finish out their seasons and make way for hockey and football, both professional and college leagues. But those with risk of increased risk might need to be careful about how much they get into the game. A recent study released in the Canadian Journal… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Fitness, General (all entries), Public Health

Oct

17

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Infection Control Week

Posted by on October 17th, 2017 0 comments

Every year, at least 2 million people in the U.S. become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a direct result of these infections. Bacteria adapt to the antibiotics designed to kill them, making our antibiotics less effective and limiting our treatment options. For more information on… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Data, General (all entries), Public Health

Oct

10

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Liver Awareness Month

Posted by on October 10th, 2017 0 comments

October is Liver Awareness Month. The liver is the largest organ inside of the body. It has many important functions including digestion, storing energy, and removing poisons. Unfortunately, it may not show symptoms when it is in trouble. However, there are some warning signs, such as jaundice. There are many kinds of liver diseases and… Read More »

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