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Mary Ingvoldstad

Celebrating Pride, Nutrition Style!

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This Pride Month, take the opportunity to eat the rainbow and gain some nutrition knowledge! Checkout the benefits of each color of the rainbow:  RED (Lycopene) Keeps our heart healthy and decreases risk of stroke Prevents and even fights cancer, especially prostate and breast Good for urinary tract health and…

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Hepatitis C Myth Busting

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May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States, providing 31 days to raise awareness of viral hepatitis in the United States. We’re here to help clear up myths about Hepatitis C. Learn the facts: You cannot get Hepatitis C from your own syringe. Hepatitis C does not form from…

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Hepatitis Awareness Month, May 2021

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May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States, providing 31 days to raise awareness of viral hepatitis in the United States.  At HOPES, our vision is to create a heathier community and we know that part of our role as a leader in public health is to provide preventive…

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May Is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

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During National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, celebrated each May, the nation turns its attention to teen pregnancy prevention and the great strides that have been made over the last 20 years. While there have been advances in reducing teen pregnancy, progress is still needed to close racial/ethnic and geographic disparities…

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It’s National Infant Immunization Week

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National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is a yearly observance highlighting the importance of protecting children two years and younger from vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs). This year, in particular, it’s critical to ensure that families stay on track for children’s routine checkups and recommended vaccinations — even during COVID-19. A CDC report released in May 2020 found a troubling drop…

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