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Immunizations

Immunizations

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Does my child need vaccines? According to the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC), vaccines give parents the power to protect their children from serious diseases. One of the most important things a parent can do to protect their child’s ...

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Organic Dos and Don’ts

Organic Dos and Don’ts

When it comes to our regular trips to the grocery store, we’ve all heard that buying organic is the healthier option. If you purchased organic, you quickly realized that the organic sticker comes at a higher price than the non-organic ...

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GuidanceResources: Suicide Awareness

GuidanceResources: Suicide Awareness

Recent news of celebrity suicides has heightened concern and generated interest in learning more about this important subject. Newly published research reveals that suicide rates have dramatically increased in the last decade. Suicide is a profoundly disturbing event and many ...

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Parents of Kids with Disabilities: Section 504

Parents of Kids with Disabilities: Section 504

What is Section 504? Section 504 is a mandatory federal statute to ensure civil rights laws and educational benefits are adhered to for kids in public schools with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. In other words, it requires the needs of ...

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Spare Tire Week Nine: Boring Salads? Think Again!

Spare Tire Week Nine: Boring Salads? Think Again!

Approaching the finish line Keep your eyes on the road – the checkered flag is in sight! The Spare Tire Final Weigh-In is on June 26, 2018. If you are participating in the competition, you’ll get a reminder email to ...

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Skin Cancer Prevention

Skin Cancer Prevention

Summer months are the perfect time for outdoor activities with friends and family. You also must remember to protect your skin when you go outside. Stay informed with these up-to-date tips from the Skin Cancer Foundation to help protect you and your family from ...

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Spare Tire Week Seven: Keep Moving!

Spare Tire Week Seven: Keep Moving!

Helpful info from USDA: We are in the home stretch Spare Tire participants; let’s keep it moving! In addition to nutrition and healthy eating, did you know that ChooseMyPlate.gov covers exercise too? Check out everything they have to offer on ...

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BCBS Members: Fitness Your Way

BCBS Members: Fitness Your Way

For Discount Tire Employees in Michigan enrolled in Blue Cross Blues Shield medical benefits:  Get access to nearly 9,500 fitness locations through Fitness Your Way by Tivity Health™ Enroll Now Whether you want to lose weight and maximize your energy, or manage ...

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Spare Tire Week Six: Healthy Summer Fun!

Spare Tire Week Six: Healthy Summer Fun!

Warmer Temps + Outdoor Grilling + Family and Friends = Summer Fun! Want to create a healthier version of summer fun? Our Arizona partners in health at Foothills Acceleration and Sports Training (FAST) offer these great tips to enjoy this ...

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