health and wellness

First Aid Skills to Help with Urgent Injuries

When you or someone you know suffers from an unexpected injury, your first response may be to panic. Take a deep breath, stay calm, and remember that you have the ability to offer first aid until professional help is available! Knowing basic first aid skills is important for people of all ages and activity levels. …

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Managing Heart Health for American Heart Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease kills roughly 610,000 people in the United States annually, which amount to 1 in every 4 deaths. High blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease, but it can be hard to detect, showing minimal signs or symptoms.  For this American …

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Drug and Alcohol Safety Tips for Teens: Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week

On January 22nd, the National Institute on Drug Abuse launches Drug and Alcohol Awareness week to help educate young people and teenagers about the dangers of substance abuse. Local organizations such as schools, recreational groups, clubs, and community centers use this week as a way to teach youth how to make better decisions related to …

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