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    August Is Summer Sun Safety Month

    August 29, 2022

    Summertime weather is excellent for spending time outdoors and getting some sun. But as the ultraviolet light the sun emits is one of the leading causes of skin cancer, it is vital to protect yourself from overexposing yourself. This article will provide some helpful guidance on how best to protect yourself from the potentially damaging effects of the sun’s rays.

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    June Is National Aphasia Awareness Month

    June 28, 2022

    In the US, around 2 million people struggle with the health condition known as aphasia, a disorder that impacts brain function. As June is National Aphasia Awareness Month, this article will provide information on this brain disorder and ways to help mitigate its symptoms.

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  • Celiac Disease Awareness Month

    May Is Celiac Disease Awareness Month

    May 31, 2022

    Also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy, celiac sprue, and nontropical sprue, celiac disease affects millions of Americans. In recognition of Celiac Disease Awareness Month, this article will provide helpful information about celiac disease and some healthy dieting tips beneficial to those with or without this medical condition.

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    April Is National Move More Month

    April 26, 2022

    Initiated by the American Heart Association, National Move More Month promotes the benefits of physical activity while raising awareness on the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. This article will discuss the advantages of getting regular physical activity and provide helpful tips on achieving overall well-being.

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    March Is National Kidney Month

    March 28, 2022

    Nearly 40 million American adults are living with chronic kidney disease. Unfortunately, due to the subtleties of chronic kidney disease symptoms, most people are unaware they have this health condition until the symptoms become severe. This article will provide information on the kidneys and tips that help promote kidney health in light of National Kidney Month.

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    February Is American Heart Month

    February 28, 2022

    First celebrated in February 1964, American Heart Month aims to spread awareness about cardiovascular diseases to mitigate their devastating impact on the American people. In this article, we are going to provide you with information correlating to heart disease along with some effective measures you can take to promote a healthy heart.

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    Celebrating National Blood Donor Month

    January 28, 2022

    January is National Blood Donor Month, making it a great time to raise awareness about how easy it can be to save lives by donating your blood. Although you will probably never know the individual or individuals who benefitted from your blood donation, the fact that your donation may have saved a life is knowledge enough to make this a worthwhile undertaking. Blood donations can save the lives of those suffering from blood disorders, cancer, traumatic injuries, and many other health conditions.

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    Eating Healthy and Staying Active During the Holidays

    December 16, 2021

    It can be hard not to overindulge during the abundance of feasts with friends and family during the holiday season. But there are ways to enjoy these meals without putting on unwanted holiday pounds. This article will provide you with some tips to help you make it through the holiday season while maintaining your physical well-being.

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    Diabetes in America

    November 23, 2021

    Over 30 million Americans have diabetes, and around 20% of those with diabetes don’t even know it. As November is National Diabetes Month, we are going to provide you with correlating information and healthy tips in the hopes that you can lower you and/or your loved ones’ risk of developing this health condition.

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    2021 Open Enrollment

    October 27, 2021

    While New York extended 2021 Open Enrollment to cover the entire year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all individual health insurance plans will still renew on January 1st, 2022. This means that if you intend to update your plan, you will still need to do so between November 1st and December 15th of this year.

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