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Men's Health Month

June 15, 2021  |  https://www.brmsonline.com/

June is Men’s Health Month and a time to bring attention to men’s health issues. Men are less likely to go to the doctor than women, and usually dismiss their annual checkups. That could be why men typically live about 5 fewer years than women.

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What is Juneteenth?

June 15, 2021  |  Elizabeth Nix

Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. The troops’ arrival came a full two and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth honors the end to slavery in the United States and is considered the longest-running African American holiday.

20 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Father's Day

June 15, 2021  |  Alison Ensign

Father’s Day is that one special day every year to celebrate the fathers in your life. Finding things to do for Father’s Day can be difficult. If you’re having a hard time thinking of something, try some of the ideas below. Or, use them to get started as you look for ways to honor and celebrate the men in your life!

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Asian Tuna Melt Nachos

June 8, 2021  |  Lisa Lin-Healthy Nibbles

Crispy homemade tortilla chips topped with a no-mayo tuna salad with Asian flavors. This no-fuss appetizer is ready in 30 minutes! Serves 8

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A Look at How Black Music Month Started

June 8, 2021  |  National Museum of African American Music

African Americans have weaved together musical tapestries from various genres as a contribution to America's soundtrack. This month, the National Museum of African American Music joins the rest of the country in celebrating Black Music Month.

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Men's Health Month

June 1, 2021  |  https://www.unicityhealthcare.com/

Celebrated each year during June, Men’s Health Month brings awareness to the health issues all men face. Hosted by Men’s Health Network since 1992, the month is dedicated to enriching men’s health and wellness through a broad spectrum of national screening and educational campaigns.

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Celiac Disease-What is it and the facts

May 25, 2021  |  https://www. celiac.org & https://www.westchesterhealth.com

Celiac disease is a serious autoimmune disease that occurs in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. It is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people worldwide. Two and one-half million Americans are undiagnosed and are at risk for long-term health complications.

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Lupus Awareness Month

May 18, 2021  |  https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/lupus-awareness-month/

Lupus Awareness Month is observed in May and aims to increase understanding amongst the general public – not just medical professionals – of what this disease can do and why it’s so key to know the facts.

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Not-So-Fat Guacamole

May 18, 2021  |  https://www.forksoverknives.com/

Fat-free guacamole has been around in one form or another for a while. Most recipes taste good, but you can often tell they’re not made with avocados, the traditional primary ingredient. Serve this low-fat version of the very popular Mexican condiment wherever you would serve traditional guacamole, such as with enchiladas, burritos, or as a snacking dip for vegetables.

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Celebrating Heartland Health Services Nurses

May 11, 2021  |  Heartland Health Services

National Nurse's Week begins May 6th and ends May 12th-Florence Nightingale's birthday. In honor of our many Nurses, we would like to show our appreciation. Thank you for all you do!

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