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Helping Kids Eat Well, Move Well and Feel Well

Helping Kids Eat Well, Move Well and Feel Well

Sep 16, 2021

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity affects 1 in 5 children and adolescents in the United States. Obesity impacts children just like adults – putting them at increased risk for chronic health conditions, high blood pressure, asthma, sleep apnea, bone and joint problems, and type 2

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A Good Reason to Be Blue: 4th Annual Blue Move 5K on August 14

A Good Reason to Be Blue: 4th Annual Blue Move 5K on August 14

Aug 9, 2021

It's time for the 4th Annual Blue Move 5K Run/Walk! This important event raises awareness about colorectal cancer and raises fund to help underserved patients access potentially life-saving colorectal cancer screenings. 

This year's event is IN PERSON and at a new location.....Levitt at the Falls! Whether you want to be a timed runner, you're a "casual" runner or just

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Minding Your Emotional Health

Minding Your Emotional Health

Aug 5, 2021

When you think back on the past year or so, it's no surprise that 2020 and COVID-19 took a toll on Americans' mental health. In fact, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, nearly 40% of American adults reported symptoms of anxiety and/or depression – up 11% from 2019.

It's not just a pandemic that can cause stress in our lives, however. People everywhere have

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