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Summer outdoor festivals remind us to take care

Posted on: June 15th, 2010

Summer is a favorite time of year, but recent reports from outdoor festivals remind us to take care: the summer sun can burn, heat dehydrates and high humidity impairs the body’s ability to keep cool. Sunscreen should be applied 30 minutes before going out and should be reapplied. Hats are protective. The U.S. Centers for… Read the full article…»

Health Rankings Were Announced This Week February 17, 2010

Posted on: February 17th, 2010

County-by-county health rankings were announced this week (February 17, 2010) allowing those of us in Montgomery County to compare ourselves to others across the state. Montgomery County ranked well:  10th of the 95 counties in terms of health outcomes – things like premature death, reported health and low birth weight of infants. Unfortunately, when looking… Read the full article…»

Holiday Stress

Posted on: November 24th, 2009

Holiday: A day free from work that one may spend at leisure, especially … to commemorate or celebrate a particular event (Online Free Dictionary). Sure, our holidays are all of that, but they can be a source of stress as well. Since we don’t want to avoid holidays, our best bet is to manage our… Read the full article…»

In the news

Posted on: October 26th, 2009

Montgomery County nonprofits score big The Leaf Chronicle, October 13, 2009 The Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation awarded four grants totaling more than $315,000 to local nonprofit groups on Monday. The money will go to the Austin Peay State University Foundation for nursing student grants, to APSU nursing program for a pilot program, to Mission… Read the full article…»