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American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month – a time where experts remind us to pay attention to our cardiovascular health and promote healthy heart decisions. Since 1964, the month of February has been dedicated to bringing awareness about the severity of heart disease in the US.

10 Habits for a Healthier New Year

A new year often signifies a fresh start for many people, and what better way to start 2021 than by making habits that can improve your overall wellbeing? Healthy routines and habits create a structure that can have a positive impact on our lives by

National Immunization Awareness Month

With the school year kicking off, it only makes sense that National Immunization Awareness Month is August. This month raises awareness and encourages everyone to make sure they are current on the necessary vaccinations for potentially harmful diseases. Many diseases can be easily prevented by

How to Stay Healthy Going Back to School

This year, with the ongoing coronavirus, many parents ask themselves what to expect from this school year. Remote learning? In-person with masks? Maybe a hybrid of both? Whatever your child’s school decides, you and your child must take extra precautions to stay safe and healthy

Tips to Re-enter Society During a Pandemic

Now that it is June, society in America has changed drastically since the coronavirus pandemic broke out. Life is returning a little bit to normal, but it is essential to know that this virus is nowhere close to being over. States are re-opening, and it

National Men's Health Month

National Men’s Health Month is every June, falling in the same month as Father’s Day. National Men’s Health Week is the week that leads up to Father’s Day. At First Care Clinics, we are advocates for men’s health and encourage everyone to celebrate the men

National Blood Pressure Month – May

“The Silent Killer.” Did you know that this is the nickname for high blood pressure? The reason high blood pressure has this nickname is because people often don’t notice they have high blood pressure until it is too severe and they suffer major complications; oftentimes

Celebrating “Move More Month” This April

The month of April has been deemed National Move More Month, and what better month to get active than April when the sun is shining, the temperature is rising, and the flowers are blooming? In general, it is recommended that the average person gets at

National Nutrition Month: March

National Nutrition Month is celebrated in the month of March in the United States. Being educated and informed about nutrition is very important to your health and wellbeing. Eating a properly balanced diet can boost your mood, the appearance of your skin, your immune system,

Celebrating American Heart Month this February

February is American Heart Month! Heart disease is astoundingly the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States. Since Valentine’s Day is the holiday of love and it falls in the month of February as well, what better time to educate