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November Note from Becky

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This month of thanks and giving, we are thankful for you, our customers and subscribers. Although we face some serious challenges as health providers, we can focus on the positive and be thankful for all we have. However, we have to be aware that our nation’s workforce crisis is having…Read More

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National Cancer Control Month

National Cancer Control Month

 Even though cancer research has increased tremendously over the past few years, the disease is still very common—it’s the second leading cause of death in the United States (U.S.). According to recent studies, around 39.5%…Read More

National Nutrition Month in March

March’s Note from Becky

March is National Nutrition Month® and National Kidney Month. As we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, health and nutrition are more important than ever, making these health observations extremely timely. Much of what can…Read More

National Nutrition Month

Celebrate National Nutrition Month® and RDN Day!

Every year in the month of March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics creates a campaign to encourage informed food choices and facilitate healthy eating habits. RDNs play a major role in shaping the public’s…Read More

National Kidney Month

Recognize the Importance of Kidney Health During National Kidney Month and on World Kidney Day

The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that are located behind the abdomen on each side of the spine. Although they are small—roughly the size of a computer mouse—they are extremely vital to overall well-being. The…Read More

Emergency planning tools

Disaster Planning Resources for Continued COVID-19 Support and Spring Weather Preparedness

 Dealing with natural disasters during a pandemic can be overwhelming, but the reality is that disasters, such as snow and ice storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes can happen at any moment, even during a pandemic.…Read More

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Becky’s Note for February

February is American Heart Month and Cancer Prevention Month, as well as a week for Eating Disorders Awareness. All present great opportunities to increase awareness and encourage healthy habits. As usual, I’ve compiled some of…Read More

American Heart Month

Focus on a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle During American Heart Month

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, and impacts millions of individuals nationwide. February is American Heart Month, and The National Heart, Lung, and Blood…Read More

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National Cancer Prevention Month

Did you know that there are roughly 1.7 million1 new cases of cancer each year just in the United States alone? The positive news is that many of these cases are preventable, and that’s why…Read More

Eating disorder risks and awareness

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 22-28, 2021 marks America’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week - a time to increase awareness, educate and share resources with individuals and health care professionals nationwide. View the articles below to learn more about…Read More

2021 Runner at the starting line

Becky’s Note for January

​Happy, hopeful 2021! I sincerely hope you enjoyed the holidays with your friends and family—in whatever form you were able to celebrate—and are feeling ready for the new year ahead. It’s safe to say that…Read More

People eating and sharing a nutritious meal together

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Revised Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Have Been Released

The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans for 2020-2025 were released by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services on January 4, 2021. The ninth edition of these guidelines puts a focus on…Read More

After a challenging 2020, this new year is a great opportunity for a fresh start. If we’ve learned anything from last year, it’s that life is unpredictable and our health is so important. Let’s take this new year to make the small, positive changes we can and focus on the things that we have control over. Long term health and wellness starts with these small changes that turn into healthy habits.

Food and Health Trends for the New Year and Beyond

After a challenging 2020, this new year is a great opportunity for a fresh start. If we’ve learned anything from last year, it’s that life is unpredictable and our health is essential. Let’s start this…Read More

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