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Posts Tagged ‘tennessee’

29
Sep

Eat Well, Play More Tennessee

Tennessee now has a comprehensive, statewide nutrition and physical activity plan: Eat Well, Play More Tennessee. This five-year plan provides a comprehensive roadmap to reduce obesity and chronic disease in Tennessee by 2015. The primary focus of Eat Well, Play More Tennessee is to create policy and environmental changes in the places where people live,… Read More…»

15
Jun

Summer outdoor festivals remind us to take care

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 More…»

17
Feb

Health Rankings Were Announced This Week February 17, 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 More…»

24
Nov

Holiday Stress

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 More…»

26
Oct

In the news

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 More…»

14
Sep

THE NEW FLU

Scary stories about the flu swirl around like the germs in sneezes and coughing. Reliable and up-to-date information on the H1N1 flu, commonly called the swine flu, can be obtained from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) dedicated website: 2009 H1N1 Flu http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/. The website includes how to care for a sick person, information on… Read More…»

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