Focusing on Family Health: August is National Immunization Awareness Month

(BPT) – National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), held each year in August, is a great time to review your family’s vaccination records. NIAM was established to encourage people of all ages to make sure they are up to date on the vaccines recommended for them and their family members. Vaccination is considered to be one […]

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Go Beyond Pink during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(BPT) – This October, there will be lots of pink ribbons, shirts, and pins all across the United States supporting early breast cancer survivors. But, it is also important to acknowledge the approximately 151,000 U.S. women currently living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), the most advanced stage of the disease. These women can have a […]

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Celebrate 100 years of majesty with a visit to a national park

(BPT) – It has been 100 years since an important American institution was born. On August 25, 1916, the National Park Service was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson and was established as a new federal bureau to oversee the country’s national parks and monuments. Since then, the national park system has grown to […]

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Get the most nutrition from your calories and ‘enjoy the taste of eating right’ during National Nutrition Month and Beyond

While taste drives most food choices, eating nutrient-rich foods that provide the most nutrition per calorie is one of the best ways to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right,” according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. As part of the 2014 National Nutrition Month(R) theme, the Academy encourages everyone to choose the most nutritionally-packed […]

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Balanceme Summer Weight Loss Camps Supports National Nutrition Month

BalanceME Offers Family Food Tips to Encourage Everyone to Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day Asheville, NC (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 BalanceME, one the countrys leading summer weight loss camps[1], proudly joins the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics during March in celebrating National Nutrition Month. This years National Nutrition Month theme is Eat Right, Your […]

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Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Unveils Steps To Ensure A Healthy Life In Honor Of National Cancer Prevention Month

Newswise SEATTLE Each year more individuals worldwide die from cancer than malaria, tuberculosis and HIV combined. With research showing that many cancers can be prevented with healthy lifestyle choices, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is working to raise awareness of preventive tactics in honor of National Cancer Prevention Month. In the past year, SCCA has […]

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Fort Mills Seven Elementary Schools Earn National Honor For Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Fort Mill elementary schools efforts to serve children better food while teaching them about healthy lifestyles and exercise have been so effective that all seven campuses have earned national recognition. Each received a HealthierUS Schools bronze award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in December, joining nearly 4,800 schools across the nation that are moving […]

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