Health

COVID-19: The Latest Information and Recommendations From the CDC and WHO You may be tired of hearing about COVID-19, but that indicates that it’s still a big issue. However, the information you’re hearing is different because at-home testing kits are readily available. Many COVID cases aren’t reported as frequently as they were at the pandemic’s […]

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How to Adapt to Healthy Eating Habits It may seem easy for some people to develop and maintain healthy eating habits. However, this may seem impossible if you are on a tight budget. When we think of eating healthy, our view may be skewed if we have negative beliefs about food. Growing up with very […]

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iMAD 2022 Newsletter      

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Last summer, it was widely reported that STD cases hit a record high for the sixth year in a row. Roughly 68 million Americans have an STD. Included in those numbers are young people ages 15-24 years old, which account for 60% of the cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis (CDC, 2021). Of those numbers, […]

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May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month. And while the efforts made by the nation, our state, and even within our own county have shown that the lessons have been effective, there is still a ton of work to be done. “The birth rate for youth ages 15 to 19 reached a historic low in […]

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There is something to be said about placing a Band-Aid over your child’s knee when they fall down. Physical injuries are seen rather easily, allowing you as a parent the opportunity to make it all better. But what about mental health pitfalls? Mental health is just as important as physical health, however, it is much […]

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Whether you maintain a healthy lifestyle or not, sometimes there are undetected illnesses or conditions that we don’t find out about until it’s too late. Sometimes people avoid going to the doctor unless they are feeling sick or get injured. Sometimes people avoid the doctor’s office because of the high expense. Whatever the reason behind […]

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There is no easy way to talk to your kids about drugs and alcohol, but it’s an incredibly important conversation to have. Your children look to you to guide them on what to do or not to do, whether they act like they’re listening to you or not. The key to beginning to talk to […]

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iMAD is the name of our sexual health education program that stands for “I Make a Difference”. We believe that each of our students has the power to make a huge difference in their own life, the lives of others, and our community at large. The iMAD Program is one of the many programs offered by […]

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One of the hardest generational curses and learned behaviors to break is how one views their body, how they treat their body and how they allow others to treat them. Without self-respect, body positivity cannot show up. Unfortunately, many adults are dissatisfied with their bodies in some form or another, and because of this, teach […]

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