It’s National Blood Donor Month

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It’s a New Year—Get Your Blood Flowing! It’s a dreary time of year. The holidays are behind us, gifts are unwrapped, and we are coping with the bills. However, consider…

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Back to School Safety

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Version 2022 We’ve learned much over the pandemic about the value of health. Experts agree one of the most important lessons gained is the benefit of in-person schooling. As kids…

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Staying Safe from Ticks

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Lyme disease is transmitted to humans through a bite from an infected tick. Here are precautions to take when heading outdoors …

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The Benefits of Owning a Pet

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Pets, whether a dog, cat, bird, fish, rabbit, or even a turtle, can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, ease loneliness, encourage exercise and playfulness, and even improve your cardiovascular health.…

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Facts About PTSD

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Coping with PTSD in Today’s World Whatever the trigger—and today, there are more than ever—PTSD impacts about 8 million individuals every year. Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation reminds us…

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Disabilities Resources and Awareness

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Doing More for Disabilities Over 7 million individuals in the U.S. have an intellectual or developmental disability. Yet, only 20 percent were known to their state developmental disabilities agency. The…

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Steps to Reduce Skin Cancer

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Don’t Get Burned With sun-filled weeks on the horizon, it makes sense that May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. As we spend increasingly more time enjoying the Great Outdoors,…

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