Once clouded by shame and stigma, the recovery movement has made great strides towards widespread acceptance. Now in its 32nd year, September’s National Recovery Month celebrates all those who are on the journey of recovery and everyone who has been there for them along the way.
Walking is something many people take for granted until they experience extreme pain or discomfort. In some cases, foot problems can even lead to larger issues with muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments throughout the body. If you have neglected taking care of your feet lately, these simple steps can get you back on track.
This year’s World Breastfeeding Week theme, “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility,” focuses on how breastfeeding contributes to the survival, health, and well-being of all moms and their babies.
Since the 1960s, neighborhood health centers have been building healthy communities right in your backyard and throughout America. Family Health Centers and more than 1,400 other community health centers across the country provide increased access to affordable quality health services for adults and children from all walks of life.
When the visual demands of a task exceed an individual’s visual abilities to comfortably perform them, symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS) may emerge. Children who spend two or more continuous hours every day at a computer or using a digital device are at the greatest risk for developing CVS.
For children, summer is a time to relax and enjoy the lovely warm weather. But for parents, it’s a time to prepare for the upcoming school year. So while you may be thinking about supplies and new clothes, don’t forget to put school and sports physicals on your end-of-summer “to-do” list.