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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Mental Illnesses are common: 1 in 5 adults in any given year. People with mental illness often suffer alone. Imagine an opportunity to be there for a friend, family member, or colleague. Mental Health First Aid an internationally recognized...

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Wild Parsnip Health Risk

Wild Parsnip Health Risk

Wild Parsnip Wild parsnip is a health risk in western Wisconsin -- it causes phytophotodermatitis (rashes and burns) which happens when the sap of the plant, from broken stems and leaves, touches the skin and is exposed to ultraviolet light.  Within 24 to 48 hours,...

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When & How to Wash Your Hands

When & How to Wash Your Hands

Keeping hands clean through improved hand hygiene is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. If clean, running...

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Asthma and Allergy Awareness

Asthma and Allergy Awareness

Asthma and Allergy Awareness May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month and the practitioners at Vibrant Health Family Clinics would like to...

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Healthy Recipe: Baby Greens with Blackberry Vinaigrette

Healthy Recipe: Baby Greens with Blackberry Vinaigrette

This elegant salad is a blend of spinach, arugula and other baby greens. These dark, leafy greens offer a range of nutrients including fiber, folate and cancer-protective carotenoids. A rosy blackberry vinaigrette adds bright color, sweet flavor, and ellagic acid, a...

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WALK WITH A DOC – Save the dates!

4/10/2018: IMPORTANT NOTICE: A flier with incorrect dates and times for WWAD was printed by Rivertowns Multimedia in this week's local papers. They will be distributing the correct information to follow. To clarify, the first date of WWAD is Tuesday, April 17th. See...

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