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January is National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month – when was the last time you donated? According to the Red Cross, 1 blood donation can help save up to 3 lives and can take as little as 8 – 10 minutes. The most common reasons people need blood transfusions are due to blood loss related to surgery, traumatic injuries (such as car accidents/natural disasters), and chronic illnesses (such…

Posted on Jan. 23, 2020 in From Our Perspective

January is Healthy Weight Awareness Month

After indulging ourselves with great food and special treats during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, we find ourselves tipping the scale a bit come January. As much as we all enjoy the good eats and amazing treats, it is important to cut back once the New Year hits and begin shedding the extra weight we have added to our waistband. How do we get the unwanted…

Posted on Jan. 20, 2020 in From Our Perspective

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

Birth defects are structural changes that a baby is born with that can affect almost any part of the body, changing how the body looks, works, or both. They can be found before birth, at birth, or any time after birth. Most birth defects occur during the first 3 months of pregnancy when a baby’s organs are forming but can also occur during the last 6…

Posted on Jan. 15, 2020 in From Our Perspective

National Home Office Security & Safety Week – Knowing What to Know

National Home Office Security and Safety Week is January 12, 2020, through January 18, 2020. This is a good opportunity to learn what risks affect those working remotely from home, and how those risks are different from working in a corporate environment. Working from home affords a great amount of freedom. With that freedom, though, comes an increase in responsibility. Additional considerations for securely and safely…

Posted on Jan. 10, 2020 in From Our Perspective