Health Tips

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. All women are at risk for cervical cancer. It occurs most often in women over the age of 30. According to the CDC each year approximately 12,000 women in the United States get cervical cancer. About 79 million Americans currently have HPV. Many people with HPV don’t know they […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  Join the ChesMRC in supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month by attending our 3rd Annual Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Event on October 20 at 6 PM at Church of the Brethren in Easton. For more information, please visit our website: https://chesmrc.org/events/breast-cancer-awareness/

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September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Since 1980, childhood obesity rates have more than doubled. In honor of National Childhood Obesity Awareness month, we’ve put together a few simple tips to your child stay at a healthy weight.

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July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Juvenile Arthritis affects nearly 300,000 children in the United States. The most important step in properly treating juvenile arthritis is getting an accurate diagnosis. Show your support by learning more about this disease, diagnosis and treatment during Juvenile Arthritis Awareness month.

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Skin Cancer Prevention

May is skin cancer awareness month. With the onset of beach season and outdoor summer activities, ChesMRC wants to ensure you and your family are properly protected.

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May is Mental Health Month

Did you know that 1 in 5 adults experiences a mental health condition every year, and 1 in 20 lives with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder? In addition to the person directly experiencing by a mental illness, family, friends and communities are also affected.

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Latino Health Risks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released Tuesday its first-ever national study of the leading causes of death as well as risk factors, disease prevalence and access to health services among U.S. Hispanics. Read more about the study’s results, along with preventative steps you can take if at risk.

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Bike Safety

Spring is here, and with it outdoor activities. Before you brush off that bike to go for a spin, review these safety tips.

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Healthy Eating: Ditch the Chips

March is National Nutrition Month, and the ChesMRC is happy to provide a healthier snack alternative to the ever-popular potato chip, which is also high in fat and calories.

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Healthy Eating: Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

In celebration of National Nutrition Month, ChesMRC has put together nutritional packages for maintaining healthier lifestyles. Start by ditching that soda for a Strawberry Smoothie.

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