Break the Cycle of Teen Dating Violence

Break the Cycle of Teen Dating Violence

February kicks off Teen Dating Abuse awareness month.  All month long organizations will be bringing forth information to educate the community so that we might be able to break this cycle and create a safe and healthy environment for dating teens.   Dating abuse is a...
National Snack Food Month

National Snack Food Month

National Snack Food Month was officially designated back in 1989 when a group from the National Snack Food Association wanted to build awareness of snacks during a month when snack food consumption was traditionally low. The result has been a substantial increase in...
From our Heart to Yours

From our Heart to Yours

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but that doesn’t mean you have to accept it as your fate. Although you lack the power to change some risk factors — such as family history, sex or age — there are some key heart disease...
Reading Readiness

Reading Readiness

What preschoolers know before they enter kindergarten is strongly related to how easily they learn to read. They should be able to recognize and name letters of the alphabet, be aware of sounds in words, rhyme, and have knowledge about how to look at a book....
Your Gift…Their Life

Your Gift…Their Life

Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood and depends on blood and platelet donors. Accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or sickle cell disease may all require blood to...
Prevent Cancer with a Vaccine

Prevent Cancer with a Vaccine

Did you know each year, nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer? While that number may be high, one of the leading causes of cervical cancer is preventable. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a major cause of cervical cancer and may also...
Giving Babies the Best Possible Start

Giving Babies the Best Possible Start

We know that expecting moms and dads have a million things to worry about. We also know that not all birth defects are preventable. But as Benjamin Franklin said, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. So let’s talk about what we can do to prevent as many...
The White Ribbon

The White Ribbon

Most of us know the pink ribbon is an international symbol of breast cancer awareness. Pink ribbons, and the color pink in general, identify the wearer or promoter with the breast cancer brand and express moral support for women and men with breast cancer. But how...