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Posted on February 1, 2023 at 8:28 AM by Bridget Craker
The last few days of February and the first few days of March mark Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW); this is an annual campaign meant to educate people about the realities of eating disorders and to provide hope, support, and visibility to individuals and families impacted by eating disorders. This year’s theme for the week is Strength through Experience and Knowledge - It’s Time for Change, focusing on education as an important tool for change.
Posted on January 3, 2023 at 10:09 AM by Bridget Craker
January is Radon Action Month! Radon is a colorless, tasteless radioactive gas that comes from rocks in the soil. This gas can enter people’s homes through their basements, mainly through cracks in the foundation, dirt floors, or openings around pipes. Radon is a concern because it can lead to lung cancer, in fact, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, causing 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year. Smoking combined with long-term radon exposure can put people at an even higher risk for developing lung cancer. The only way to know if your home has radon is to test for it.
Posted on December 1, 2022 at 8:59 AM by Bridget Craker
With less sunlight and colder temperatures, winter can be a hard time for many people. Whether it’s finding the time or motivation to exercise, feeling the winter blues or dealing with colds, flu or COVID-19. In this blog post, we’re highlighting five ways to stay healthy this winter. While these are healthy habits that are important year-round, they might help you feel a bit better this winter.