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Mothers Against Drunk Driving

By: Syd Schertzer There have been numerous accounts of death on behalf of a drunk or impaired driver. As a result, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) was created as an organization designed to help spread awareness and to prevent further drunk driving incidents from...

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Managing Holiday Stress – Part 2

Managing home, work, and social lives can be hard enough without adding in the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Tension levels are often at their highest during the holidays which can increase the physical and emotional symptoms of stress, depression, and anxiety....

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Managing Holiday Stress – Part 1

The holidays are supposed to be a time of fun, celebration, and relaxation with your loved ones; however, for many, it is a time of elevated stress. So why does this happen?! We are busy making plans, creating meals, traveling, buying gifts, decorating our homes,...

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Holiday Blog

By: Syd Schertzer Tis the season to be jolly! Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, or etc.…, whatever it is, it’s the holiday season, which means time off of school and more time to spend with your family! Things can be become a little hectic...

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International Volunteer Day

By: Syd Schertzer December is considered the month of giving. Mostly, because it's the beginning of the holiday season, but sometimes giving does not always include money. In fact, to some, it means volunteering at a food pantry, a shelter, or taking part in another...

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National AIDS Day

National AIDS Day by: Syd Schertzer Currently, there are about 36.7 million people globally suffering from the AIDS/HIV virus. More than 35 million people have died due to the virus since its initial discovery in 1984. The AIDS virus was first discovered in homosexual...

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Family Health History

Family Health History By: Rachel DeGrane Anytime you go to a doctor’s appointment they hand you this large packet to fill out asking about your health history and your family’s health history. I know for me, I always ask myself, “Why is this even important?” or “How...

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day By: Rachel DeGrane Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11th. This is a day is reserved to honor those who have served our country in the military. This holiday is celebrated across the United States in many different ways. Some schools come...

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National Stress Awareness Day

By: Rachel DeGrane The first Wednesday in November is Stress Awareness Day. Stress is a natural part of life in fact, sometimes it’s even healthy to be stressed! Most of the time when people are referring to stress they are talking about bad stress. National Stress...

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