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January 14, 2022
Drive Less And Walk More For Health And Environmental Benefits

Would you like to drive less and walk more? Walking is better for the environment and your health. Still need convincing? Here are reasons and ways you can starting driving less and walking more. Reasons To Walk More And Drive Less Here are the reasons to drive less and walk more: It saves you money. […]

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January 10, 2022
Zero Waste Lifestyle: Benefits And How To Start

Are you environmentally conscious? Are you looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint? One of the best ways you can life sustainably is by going zero waste. What Is A Zero Waste Lifestyle? According to the EPA, Zero Waste is defined as: The conservation of all resources by means of responsible production, consumption, reuse, […]

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February 15, 2021
Seven Benefits Of Electric Bikes

Electric bikes, or E bikes, are a car alternative. E bikes mix the exercise of biking with the distance-covering efficiency of a car. Electric bikes still operate by pedaling, but electronic assistance propels the rider to consistent high speeds. You may be considering switching to an E bike from a car. You may also be […]

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June 30, 2020
Protect Yourself And Your Car During UV Safety Month

Summer is all about fun in the sun, but too much time in the light can be dangerous. July is UV Safety Awareness Month—a time to learn about the steps we can take to protect ourselves from harmful sun exposure. 

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May 26, 2020
9 Ways To Help During COVID-19

Covid-19 has taken a significant toll on people in 2020. While many communities stay relatively unaffected, some communities have received the full force of this pandemic. If you're wondering where you can make a difference and help out here are 9 ways you can help out during Covid-19. 1.) Support Frontline Workers & Medical Staff […]

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April 13, 2020
14 Things To Do During COVID-19

All non-essential business have shut down around the country and without much to do we are all coming up with new ways to spend our time. Here’s a list of how to stay busy and have fun while you’re in quarantine. 1.) Make Some Money! Check out this article on making money during COVID-19. 2.) […]

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August 30, 2018
Reduce Your Cancer Risk Through Diet, Lifestyle, And Preventative Measures

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and it’s easy to participate by learning about cancer prevention and helping to inform others about diet, lifestyle, and other factors that may contribute to cancer. Many lifestyle choices and risk factors can affect your cancer risk, and Cancer Prevention Month is a time to remind people that cancer can happen to anyone at any time throughout their lives. 

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August 1, 2018
How You Can Help Kids With Cancer In September

September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Learn the facts on how you can help kids with cancer this September. 

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April 7, 2018
Celebrating World Health Day The Right Way!

April 7 is World Health Day! This year the theme of World Health Day is “Health for All” and we can all do a little something to be healthier in our everyday lives! Staying healthy is a great way to stay positive, motivated and inspired! If you’re wondering how to spend your World Health Day this […]

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September 30, 2017
You Are One Step Closer To A Healthier You

Today is Family Health And Fitness Day. Park your car and have some fitness fun with your family! In today’s world we can get from point A to point B within a few minutes, without even thinking of walking or riding a bike to places. Here are some great activities to enjoy with the family: […]

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September 25, 2017
Bubble Ball For Wishes Sake Benefits Missouri Children

Make-A-Wish Missouri is bringing the first Bubble Ball to Kansas City, MO. to benefit local kids facing critical illnesses. This signature evening wish event will feature live music, wish kids, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and much more! Plus, the main event is an art gallery and runway show created by local companies featuring bubble wrap! To […]

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March 31, 2017
How To Get Your Steps In

If you are having a hard time trying to find the best way to get your steps in, there is a fun and charitable way to get your steps in. Make-A-Wish Sand Diego has three events coming up to get you up and moving: Walk For Wishes 4/22, Amazing Race For Children’s Wishes 5/7, and the Trailblaze Challenge 5/19-5/21.

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February 9, 2017
Tips For Cancer Prevention Month

February is Cancer Prevention Month. Several studies over the years have helped to shed light on some of cancer’s most common causes. To best help observe this Cancer Prevention Month, read on to find out some of the best ways to reduce your risk of cancer. 

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January 9, 2017
2017 National Birth Defects Prevention Month

Each year the National Birth Defects Prevention Network comes up with a theme. The theme for 2017 is “Prevent to Protect: Prevent Infections For Baby’s Protection.” Not all birth defects can be prevented because some are hereditary or happen for no reason. When women are more knowledgeable of the things that can occur during pregnancy and how they can prevent infection, it reduces the chance of having a baby with a birth defect. 

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January 6, 2017
Learn About Thyroid Health This January

Thyroid disease is more common than diabetes or heart disease, but not as many people are aware of it.  Up to 30 million Americans suffer from a thyroid condition and more than half of these people's condition is undiagnosed. It's also important to know that getting older is one of the main risk factors for thyroid conditions, but children can develop thyroid health problems as well.

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November 13, 2016
Can You Stomach This?

November is Stomach and Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. Do you know what the function of your pancreas and stomach is?

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November 9, 2016
4 Ways To Keep Kids Active This Fall

Fall holidays can take a toll on healthy eating, and cooler weather makes us want to stay indoors more often. Keeping your family healthy and active through the fall and winter is often a challenge. Luckily there are countless ways to get kids off the couch and have fun moving around at home. 

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November 1, 2016
3 Ways To Protect Your Lung Health

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Most of us are aware that tobacco use is one of the leading causes of lung cancer, but there are several other risk factors you can have more control over as well. This November, learn more about the top three ways you can reduce your lung cancer risk. 

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September 26, 2016
5 Ways To Tackle Obesity

With the new school year in full swing, now is the perfect time to look at one of the most widespread health problems children are facing today. Childhood obesity now affects more than 16.9 percent of children and adolescents ages 2 to 9. Overall, nearly one-third of American children are overweight or obese. 

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July 31, 2016
National Immunization Month

August is National Immunization Month. This is a great time to talk with your doctor and make sure that you’re up to date with your immunizations. The thought of getting shots can be freighting. However, when you learn about the life-threating diseases that can happen without them, that small prick doesn’t seem so bad. There are four categories that you or your children might fall in to, birth to age six, preteens and teens, adult, and pregnant woman. Each of these four categories has different recommended immunizations.

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Wheels for Wishes benefiting Make-A-Wish®, Wheels for Wishes & Wellness benefiting local children's hospitals and charities, Vehicles for Veterans benefiting disabled veterans, and Animal Car Donation benefiting animal rescue organizations.

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