World Hepatitis Day is recognized¬† annually on the 28th of July, the birthday of Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who first discovered the hepatitis B virus in 1967 and developed the first Hepatitis B vaccine just two years later. Virial hepatitis are a group of diseases more commonly known as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C,¬† Hepatitis…

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Observed on the second week of July since 1984, National Therapeutic Recreation Week was created by the National Therapeutic Recreation Society, with hopes to improve the overall health and well-being of individuals suffering from mental, physicals and emotional disabilities. Recreational therapy is a prescribed recreation, or other activity used as a treatment intervention provided by…

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Spending time outdoors is a great way to get vitamin D, reduce stress, and keep an active lifestyle. While outside it is important to remember to practice UV safety. Our skin is vulnerable and at risk from overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays all year round and more so during the hot summer months. UV rays…

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Wising you a Happy 4th of July! “May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.” – Peter Marshall

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