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17
Sep

September is National Awareness Month for Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS Awareness Month is a federally designated event. PCOS Awareness Month aims to help improve the lives of those affected by PCOS. The National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association is the sponsoring organization for PCOS Awareness Month and offers supporting resources, information, and events. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a genetic, hormone, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects up to 15%

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3
Sep

Panic Attacks

Every year, up to 11% of Americans experience a panic attack. Approximately 2% to 3% of them go on to develop panic disorder. What is a panic attack?  During a panic attack, you get a rush of intense mental and physical symptoms. It can come on very quickly and for no apparent reason. A panic attack can be very frightening

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1
Sep

Type 2 Pediatrics Diabetes

New data shows that the incidence and acuity of type 2 diabetes in children increased significantly during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, with more pediatric patients hospitalized from March to December 2020 compared to the same time period in 2019. Findings from the retrospective chart review were presented as a late-breaking poster session at the virtual 81st Scientific Sessions

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9
Aug

Did you know that August is Child Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month?

Hello LYLWL Family, When COVID-19 first shut classrooms, we got a glimpse into different digital challenges. Among them, kids aren’t immune to developing tired, dry eyes from concentrating on laptops and tablets for extended periods of time. The discomfort drove some of them to their ophthalmologist, looking for relief. What is Eye Strain?  “Eye strain is more of a symptom than an actual

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30
Jul

YOU Are Not Alone: Emotional Wellness

According to Psychology Today, the definition of emotional well-being is “the ability to practice stress-management techniques, be resilient, and generate the emotions that lead to good feelings.“ Many people confuse emotional and mental well-being. However, mental well-being, or mental health, is influenced by many factors, including biological, psychological, social, and environmental ones. Components of emotional health can also be contributing

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17
Jul

The Warning Signs of Heart Attack

Some heart attacks are sudden and intense. But most start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Pay attention to your body and call 911 if you experience the below symptoms (Although symptoms may vary between men and women). Here are some common symptoms: Chest discomfort. Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than

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7
Jul

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Did you know over 300,000 CHILDREN in AMERICA HAVE been diagnosed with juvenile arthritis? It is a common misconception that only “old” people are afflicted with arthritis.  When juvenile arthritis first shows its symptoms in a child’s body, many parents downplay it to something else, causing a delay in getting an early diagnosis. However, you can’t blame the parents. Who

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25
Jun

Getting Enough Water Every Day is Important For Your Health

Hello family,   It’s summertime, and people are moving about and embracing the fresh air. However, it is very important that you stay hydrated by making sure you drink enough water. Did you know?  Getting enough water every day is important for your health. Drinking water can prevent dehydration, which is a condition that can cause unclear thinking, result in

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14
Jun

June is National Men’s Health Month!

June is National Men’s Health Month! This month is all about encouraging the “MEN” to take care of their bodies by eating right, exercising, and working to prevent disease. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of diseases including cancer, heart disease, and depression. Here are

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7
Jun

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. Created by the Alzheimer’s Association in 2014, Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month is dedicated to encouraging a global conversation about the brain and Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. It has been reported over 50 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. What is Alzheimer’s Disease?  Alzheimer’s is a

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