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Warning Signs of an Eating Disorder

What is and eating disorder? Eating disorders are serious, complex and potentially life-threatening mental illnesses. They are characterised by disturbances in behaviours, thoughts and attitudes to food, eating, and body weight or shape. Eating disorders have detrimental impacts upon a person’s life and result in serious medical, psychiatric and psychosocial consequences. Before you can address…

The Importance of Pediatric Dental Visits

Tooth decay (cavities) is one of the most common chronic conditions of childhood in the United States. Untreated tooth decay can cause pain and infections that may lead to problems with eating, speaking, playing, and learning. The good news is that tooth decay is preventable. Fluoride varnish, a high concentration fluoride coating that is painted…

National Burn Week: Feb 6-12th, 2022

National Burn Awareness Week runs Feb. 6-12. This year’s theme from the American Burn Association is “Burning Issues in the Kitchen.”

Learn more about National Burn Week, and how to keep yourself an others safe.

Low Vision: What You Should Know

Your eyes are an important part of your health.

February is Low Vision Awareness Month, so let’s raise awareness as it’s important to be able to identify and treat eye disease as early as possible!

Prevalence and Impact of Thyroid Disease

More than 12 percent of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. An estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. Up to 60 percent of those with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition. Women are five to eight times more likely than men to have thyroid problems.…