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Send Your Kids Back to School with a Healthier Lunch

Posted by Maggie Klee on August 25th, 2015 | No Comments »
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As summer comes to a close, kids are in for a big adjustment when they head back to school. With less rules during summer vacation, it’s important to get your children’s eating habits back on track. Make sure your child eats breakfast every day- studies show that children who eat a nutritious breakfast function better and have more concentration and energy. Establishing good nutritional habits now will make it easier for your child to eat healthy ...

National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted by Kennesha Baldwin on August 19th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Each year in August, just in time for the new school year, National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), comes upon us. NIAM provides a moment to consider the improvements in quality and length of life we are afforded through immunization. It’s also a reminder for all of us to continue protecting ourselves and our loved ones from infectious diseases.

Heading to College? New routines, no home cooking – Here are tips to stay healthy

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College will be full of enriching, fun and challenging experiences. One challenge many freshman are not prepared for is staying healthy in college. Without home-cooked meals, a stocked fridge and sports practice after school, it’s up to you to establish healthy habits on your own. You’re responsible for your health now- start off right, by setting up good habits this year to stay healthy all through college.

Modeling for Cancer Prevention

Posted by Chaseedaw Giles on July 31st, 2015 | No Comments »
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Today's post was written by Chaseedaw Giles, the creator of the Alive Again fashion show. While backstage at a DC Fashion Week runway show in 2013, I overheard a fellow model talking about how her hair was just starting to grow back. She was a cancer survivor, but you wouldn’t know unless she told you. I am a survivor of childhood cancer and meeting another young, vibrant survivor pursuing her passions inspired me to make an ...