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Traveling Safe This Holiday Season

With the holiday season in full swing now, we can expect to see an increase in the number of people traveling to see friends and family. Just because it’s the holidays doesn’t mean we can take a break from following guidelines to keep ourselves and

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Respiratory Care Week

Please take a deep breath because it is Respiratory Care Week. This week is a time to make sure your respiratory system is in tip-top shape; whether that is going to the doctor to get a health screening, refilling an inhaler prescription, or maybe re-evaluating

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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is on October 10th, and at First Care Clinics, we prioritize mental health as much as our physical health. In 1992, the World Federation of Mental Health led by deputy secretary-general at the time, Richard Hunter, created World Mental Health Day.

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National Eczema Week

Eczema is a skin disease that stems from inflammation of the skin. Also known as dermatitis, eczema is characterized by red patches, flaky skin, and intense itch, most commonly seen in children. During National Eczema Week, starting on September 13 and going through September 19,

Counselor Holding the hand of a patient suffering from suicidal thoughts.

World Suicide Prevention Day

Every year on September 10, global citizens observe World Suicide Prevention Day. This growing problem and the numbers tell a terrible story. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), every 40 seconds, someone takes their own life. Suicide is the leading cause of death for

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World Hepatitis Day – July 28th

World Hepatitis Day is a public health holiday each year to raise awareness about Hepatitis. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. Viruses cause most cases of Hepatitis. The type of Hepatitis is named for the virus that causes it. You can get it through

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Why You Need To Wear a Mask

The coronavirus pandemic has reached a record amount of cases in the United States, and more and more people are wondering if it will ever end. The best way to end the pandemic is by doing your part by protecting yourself and others. The best

Physician wearing a pink breast cancer awareness ribbon on her white coat.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in America, also known as BCAM. This month is dedicated to raising awareness, encouraging and producing research, and striving for a cure for this disease. Numerous businesses and organizations take advantage of this opportunity during October to raise money