Posts Categorized: Family

Follow the ABCs for Safe Infant Sleep

When my daughter was born in 2017, I thought I knew the rules for “safe sleep.” After all, with a job in health care marketing, I shared posts on social media from this very blog about the dangers of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome), which is often related to unsafe sleep practices. So, what was…
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‘Tis the Season to Give

As you reflect this holiday season on what to give to those you love, it is also a good idea to reflect on how you can give back to those in need. Dec. 5 is International Volunteer Day. Volunteering is an opportunity to serve and give compassion and care to others. If the gift of…
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Staying COVID-19 Safe During the Holidays

With the advancement of COVID-19 vaccinations, many are looking forward to traveling and reuniting with loved ones whom they may not have seen since the beginning of the pandemic. Although vaccines have become readily available, it is still just as important to consider safety precautions when planning for holiday gatherings and travel. Multiple variants that…
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How does my family history affect my health?

When you think about your family history, the first thought that may come to mind is your grandfather’s stories from being deployed or how your grandmother met her future partner. While it’s important to pass down personal family stories to keep the history alive, it is equally important to have knowledge of your family medical…
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