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  • Athletes and Skin Cancer Risk

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    As summer rages on in the Northern Hemisphere, many athletes are trading their indoor gym for outdoor workouts. The option to train outdoors is a welcome relief to those who have been in lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but as we move outdoors, there is one big factor to keep in mind.

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    Posted: August 3, 2020

  • Weekend Recap: National HIV Testing Day

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    Did you observe June 27th? 
    June 27 is observed as National HIV Testing Day each year to encourage people to get tested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and know their status. It also emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis.

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    Posted: June 29, 2020

  • Migraine Month Awareness

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    The month of June is recognized as Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. It is a time to raise awareness and advocate recognition and treatment of this disabling disease.

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    Posted: June 26, 2020

  • PTSD Awareness Month

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    The month of June is observed as posttraumatic stress disorder Awareness Month (PTSD Awareness Month). PTSD is a condition that affects those who have experienced trauma in combat, accident, domestic abuse, or disasters. It can happen to anyone and at any agemen, women, and children.

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    Posted: June 23, 2020

  • Today is Family Fitness Day!

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    Celebrated on every second Saturday in June, Family Health and Fitness Day promote the health benefits provided by the local parks and recreation department to communities.

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    Posted: June 13, 2020

  • Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

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    Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, observed in June, is a time to give support to millions of individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia which is a generic name for cognitive disabilities including memory loss and problems with thinking and behavior. It develops slowly and its symptoms get worse over time, becoming severe and interfering with daily life activities.

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    Posted: June 5, 2020

  • Physical Fitness and a Healthy Immune System

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    Our immune system is what protects our bodies from bacteria and viruses that can make us sick. Our body is a vast network of cells and tissues constantly fighting against pathogens, an activity essential for our survival. Factors such as age, gender, dietary habits, as well as our medical condition influence our immune system.

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    Posted: May 31, 2020

  • Lupus Awareness Month

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    The month of May is observed as Lupus Awareness Month to increase awareness amongst the general public regarding this disease and its consequences to those affected by it.

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    Posted: May 27, 2020

  • National Arthritis Awareness Month

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    National Arthritis Awareness Month is observed each year in the month of May. It aims to bring awareness about the disease, emphasize the need for further research and encourage physical activity among those who are diagnosed with arthritis.

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    Posted: May 19, 2020

  • ALS Awareness Month

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    May is ALS Awareness Month in the United States, which is a campaign to increase awareness and raise money to fund research in order to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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    Posted: May 16, 2020