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Young boys doing dribbling drills at their school soccer practice.

Back to School Health

This summer was a bit different than years past, as many people and families started traveling again and doing everything possible to get outside and leave their house. While many had a great summer vacation, it can be harder to adjust back to a regular

Two honeybees on a yellow honey comb.

National Honeybee Awareness Day

Did you know August 21st is National Honeybee Awareness Day? This day is crucial because it informs people on the benefits and environmental needs of honeybees. Unfortunately, honeybee hives have decreased from 6 million in the 1940s to almost 2.5 million today. We must protect

Man sitting at his work desk looking at charts on this laptop.

Wellness at Work

Whether working from home or back in the office, it’s always good to practice wellness at work tips. We all know how easy it is to get locked in your computer, and before you know it, 8 hours have flown by in a blink of

Child getting a vaccine in her arm from a nurse wearing blue protective gloves.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

Vaccines play a crucial role in preventing life-threatening diseases. August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), a yearly observance to bring awareness to the importance of vaccinations. Why are vaccines necessary? Vaccines protect you from severe, sometimes even deadly, diseases. Vaccines protect the person receiving

Child wearing a pink sweater fills out a scantron test form.

Tips to Reduce Test Anxiety in Children

As summer ends and schools begin to welcome back students, the break from homework and tests also comes to an end. Unfortunately, students can become overwhelmed and stressed with their workload and assignments when it comes to schoolwork. Whereas school is a fun time to

Family in a Canoe on a Lake having fun during summer.

Practice Summer Safety Tips

Summer is such a fun time of the year, from planning your next vacation to grilling outside with your entire family or finding the nearest pool to soak up the hot summer sun. Although this could also mean some injuries could be more likely to

Portrait of happy family black African American father and son child boy brushing teeth in the bathroom. Morning routine with toothbrushes.

National Parents’ Day

Parents – It’s finally summer which means kids are out of school and ready to enjoy time spent at home. After a few days of having the kids home for summer vacation, it’s safe to say you may begin to feel a little overwhelmed. As

Preventing and treating mosquito bites.

How to Deal with Mosquitos

Summer is full of pool days, popsicles, and sandy feet. Unfortunately, summer is also full of mosquitos. Summer is the peak mosquito season. They prefer a warm climate which is why they are most common during the summer. Although bug bites can be hard to

Family with two small daughters on a social distanced trip outdoors in nature, wearing face masks.

How to Avoid Germs While Traveling

As more and more people are getting vaccinated, the world is slowly opening back up and returning to normal. Everyone is ready to get outside of their houses and travel again. It is important to take precautions whether you are flying or just going on

Elderly woman in a hat picking tomatoes from her garden.

Best Ways to Get Outside and Stay Active This Summer

After months spent indoors due to the colder season and quarantine, the summer months are the perfect time to return to the outdoor activities we love. Whether you’re into hiking with friends or gardening with the family, the outdoors provides countless opportunities for you to