Why a Pink Out?

Why a Pink Out?

Pink Out! Shoot. Score. Survive. For the past three years, Hegg Memorial Health Center has hosted a Pink Out night during the basketball season in our local high schools, raising awareness for Breast Cancer. These nights included a freewill donation meal, freebies,...
Winter Wellness Tips

Winter Wellness Tips

There’s something about this time of year that makes us feel both excited and overwhelmed. It’s a time for family gatherings, winter festivals and holiday parties. We can spend weeks planning, but when the holiday season arrives, many of us still feel completely...
Let’s Get Messy with Play!

Let’s Get Messy with Play!

A few months ago I wrote about how to decrease screen time, or time in front of an electronic device (TV, tablet, computer, etc.). In this post I am going to give some ideas for messy play as alternatives to screen time. I know what you’re thinking – why should play...
A Guide for Health over the Holidays

A Guide for Health over the Holidays

How to Prevent the January “remorse” Tip #1: Be Realistic Don’t pick Thanksgiving Day as the day to start your new “diet” but instead to continue your healthy new lifestyle goals. If you have been working on weight loss during the year,...
Should I get the Flu Shot?

Should I get the Flu Shot?

This is the time of year to get your influenza vaccine!  People often ask whether or not they need to get the flu shot.  They wonder how effective it is at preventing the flu. The effectiveness of the flu shot varies from year to year.  This is because there are...
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