National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Poor self-esteem and body image along with dieting fads and fat shaming appear to be the strongest contributing factors to eating disorders currently affecting 20 million women and 10 million men in America. The most common disorders are anorexia nervosa, binge eating...
World Day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice

The United Nations (UN) outlines their February 20th observance of World Day of Social Justice with this explanation: “Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social...
Cervical Cancer and Health Awareness

Cervical Cancer and Health Awareness

Cervical cancer is preventable and treatable; the most valuable resources for women are access to medical testing and advice throughout their lives. As January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, we want to share some information to increase your knowledge of this...
A Healthier Eating Plan: The Mediterranean Diet

A Healthier Eating Plan: The Mediterranean Diet

During the 1960s the medical profession and many people realized the populations of Mediterranean countries, such as Greece and Italy, experienced less coronary heart disease. Subsequent studies align the region’s diet to a healthier population. The phenomenon became...
The Origins and Traditions of New Year’s Eve

The Origins and Traditions of New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve. December 31. Time to say goodbye to the old and welcome the new. Someone once asked why we should celebrate since your car is now a year older and any clothes you purchased in the former year are now last year’s fashions. New Year’s resolutions...

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