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August 11th-17th is National Health Cent

August 11th-17th is National Health Center Week, which shows appreciation to more than 1200 health centers that provide care to vulnerable communities in the U.S.. Community Heath Centers, or CHCs, treat more than 21 millions patients annually, often times overcoming … Continue reading

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Summer seems to have finally kicked out

Summer seems to have finally kicked out all of the rain and clouds, and everyone is ready to enjoy the great outdoors! But, before you gather up family and friends, stock the cooler, and fire up the grill; here are … Continue reading

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Minority Health Month

April has held quite a few national health observances for us, but we would like to round out the month paying some special attention to a topic that we see as a very important one, minority health.  Amongst other health … Continue reading

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April is Sexually Transmitted Infection Awareness month

April is a wonderful time of year here in Minnesota, the snow is melting and the birds are chirping. But with April comes not only signs of Spring, but several month long health observances, one of which is Sexually Transmitted … Continue reading

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June is Home Safety Month

Why do we observe Home Safety Month? 55 people die in their homes each day and another 58,000 are injured and seek medical care These casualties can be avoided by taking simple home safety precautions What are some common injuries … Continue reading

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March is National Nutrition Month

The American Dietetic Association’s theme for March 2011 is “Eat Right with Color.” In honor of the ADA’s theme, we’ve made up a little slogan of our own: “March forth, and eat apples…and bananas and yams and blueberries and broccoli!” … Continue reading

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February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the number one cause of death. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of disability. The most common heart disease in the United States is coronary heart … Continue reading

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Free Massage Therapy!

People’s Center Health Services excitedly announces the addition of free massage therapy! What is Massage Therapy? Massage therapy is a relaxing treatment that has been around for thousands of years. Massage therapists use a variety of techniques to work the … Continue reading

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National Health Center Week! August 8-14th

National Health Center Week is a week long campaign (August 8-14) to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers.  There are coast-to-coast events at local health centers that include health fairs, press conferences and tours by … Continue reading

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West Bank Farmers Market

Eat locally. Eat Healthy. Farmers Markets. Come check out the West Bank Farmers Market! With two different farmers markets every Tuesday, you’ll have no excuse to not pick up some fresh produce. Locations: Brian Coyle Community Center: 4th St. and … Continue reading

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