American Heart Association

Back to school, back to good health

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

With summer drawing to a close, back-to-school season not only is a time to stock up on supplies, it’s also an opportunity to encourage kids to eat healthy, be active and avoid secondhand smoke.

A smoke-free environment can promote children’s brain development, prevent addictions and lead […]

August 17th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Children, Healthy Living|Tags: , |Comments Off on Back to school, back to good health

CDC stressing vaccinations, flu shots

As beach balls are replaced with backpacks for the new school year, the push is on to assure that everyone is up-to-date on vaccinations.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends routine vaccination for 17 vaccine-preventable diseases in infants, children, adolescents or adults and named August National Immunization Awareness […]

August 16th, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on CDC stressing vaccinations, flu shots