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Flu Prevention

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  What is the Flu? It is  a respiratory illness that is caused by a virus. The Flu is highly contagious and is usually spread by the coughs and sneezes of a person who is infected. Can we prevent Flu? YES! try to follow these simple rules to save yourself from getting sick: Wash your… Read more »

Frostbite

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Now that we are in the cold grip of the winter season, we need to remember that with the cold temperatures, we need to take extra precautions to prevent serious health problems.      About Frostbite simply put, is freezing of the skin. The nose, ears, cheeks,chin, fingers or toes are the most often affected. It… Read more »

Don’t Let a Slow Start to Flu Season Fool You

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Influenza can still pose a serious health risk, and vaccination is the best way to protect yourself. Why should people get vaccinated against the flu? Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Children and young adults are more likely to be affected by influenza compared to older adults…. Read more »

It’s Christmas!

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Don’t you need a break from your busy life?! I bet you do! We’re almost there. Our holiday starting very soon. This time of the year we start our  preparations for Christmas. We’re all excited  and happy to be with our family and friends; its the time where we  all sit together  and enjoy life…. Read more »

Thanksgiving is coming SOON!

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Thanksgiving Day 2011

 Aren’t you excited about Thanksgiving holiday?! What comes to my mind when I think of Thanksgiving I think of FOOD!!! LOts and lots of yummy food.                     Thanksgiving food is some of the most delicious fare that you’ll eat all year long. We all should use a guide to healthy choices on this special… Read more »

Like to walk? Do it with a purpose…

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As many of you may know this Saturday is the Walk for Hope at JMU. How many of you are planning to go? I hope all of you are going because it truly is an amazing event to go to and a wonderful experience. It’s a great time to spend with your friends and having… Read more »

The Luck of the Irish

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Like many in the world who claim their heritage to be Irish I am looking forward to this Sunday! It’s a day for me to spend time with my family and to consume traditional Irish food of Shepherd’s Pie and Corned beef and cabbage. But did you know where St. Paddy’s Day originated from and… Read more »

Spring Break Here We Come!!!

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As you all know Spring Break is just around the corner! But while we are on break we still need to make sure that we stay safe and make good choices. Yes we can splurge on our diets a little, and not workout as much as we usually do because after all it’s a vacation!… Read more »