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It’s springtime and that means it is time for spring fruits and vegetables! Spring foods include asparagus, avocados, broccoli, lettuce, pineapple, strawberries and much more.  Shopping for foods that are in-season means getting them fresh, in larger quantity and usually cheaper.  Not to mention, they...

April is recognized as Autism Awareness Month.  According to the National Autism Association, 1 in 68 children are affected by Autism today.  They also report that it is the fastest growing developmental disorder.  Today we are going to explore what Autism is, general facts about...

April is upon us, and that means spring-cleaning, or at least planning for it.  Spring-cleaning is an American tradition that transitions us from the winter season into the summer.  In previous eras when heating up one’s home through a fireplace was essential, spring-cleaning was used...

What is an Adult Care Home? An adult care home, also known as an assisted living residence, is a facility where residents who cannot live alone or choose to no longer live by themselves reside.  An individual may need to reside at an adult care home...

Home safety is essential to keeping you and your family safe and for preparing you for possible home emergencies.  According to the National Safety Council, in 2016 there were 161,374 preventable injury-related deaths.  They also report that this number has increased 86% in the last...

Have you been looking for a way to improve your health and physical performance?  This may not be the answer you were expecting, but incorporating stretching can be a solution.  Stretching is defined as intentional movement to improve a muscle’s elasticity.  Stretching warms up your muscles...

Boundaries are defined as a line that marks the limits of an area. Personally, this relates to how you allow others to behave toward you and how you respond. In terms of relationships, boundaries can be physical, emotional, material, mental, spiritual, and sexual. Boundaries can...

Continuing our topic this week on patient safety, we are taking a look at cancer screenings.  As previously mentioned, one form of a medical error can be an incorrect diagnosis.  One way to improve safety in this area is by completing recommended physical examinations, per...

March 11th through March 17th is 2018‘s Patient Safety Awareness week. This week is dedicated to focusing on improving patient safety and recognizing that we can all play a part in this effort. According to the Campaign for Patient Safety 4 out of 10 Americans report to have...

In the United States, food allergies have steadily increased among Americans in the past several decades.  There is ongoing research being done to figure out why there is this increase and what we can do to make changes for future generations.  In the healthcare field,...

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