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February is National Heart Health Month

February is American Heart Month - picture of African American father and daughter doing push-ups and text When we take care of our hearts as part of our self care we set an example for others Share how your caring for your heart

Did you know that the leading cause of death in the United States is heart disease?  In fact, it is at the top of the list worldwide as a cause of death, even when you consider the deaths from the pandemic as noted in an NPR news broadcast. Thankfully, there’s lots you can do to help improve your heart health.   The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of… read more >>

Movember: Get Hairy for Charity

Young man with beard and moustache looking at camera

Call on your brothers, uncles, father, grandfathers, sons, sons-in-law, grandsons, and husbands to put down their razors and encourage them to grow their moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of the most serious issues men face today—prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health.    According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, men are at greater risk for unhealthy choices, and… read more >>