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Fun in the California Sun

7/23/2013
As summer arrives and we become the envy of the rest of the nation due to our great weather, I started to wonder why has there been so many pop songs written about California.

Soaking in the Summer Sun - New Sunscreen Labeling

6/14/2013
Wow - I've seen three articles in less than a week regarding the new FDA-required sunscreen labels so it must be important!

Know the Symptoms. Know the Signs

5/17/2013
Stroke is the 2nd leading cause of death in the United States. Anyone can have a stroke at any age. 700,000 people per year experience a new or recurrent stroke. Every three minutes, someone in the United States dies from a stroke. Recognize and control risk factors for stroke for this is key in stroke prevention. Remember 80% of strokes are preventable.

Stress is when you wake up screaming and you realize you weren't asleep

4/9/2013
Did you know that April is National Stress Awareness Month? To be honest, I didn't realize that stress had its own month and really a whole year of stress bundled into one month worth of awareness, does that seem fair? But the fact is we all experience stress from time to time - and we all know that anything in moderation is not necessarily bad, stress hormones in small doses help the body's natural alarm system.

Shining a Light on Autism

4/4/2013

April is World Autism Awareness Month, a global effort to raise awareness and attention on the issues affecting those with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S. and costs families $60,000 a year on average. Even though autism is widespread, awareness about the condition is not.

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