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September – National Childhood Obesity Awareness

September 1, 2016

One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. he good news? Childhood obesity can be prevented. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to… Read more »

August – National Immunization Awareness

August 1, 2016

Immunization, or vaccination, helps prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. To stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and pneumonia, adults need to get their shots – just like kids do. National Immunization Awareness Month is a great time to promote vaccines and remind family, friends, and coworkers to stay up to date… Read more »