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Prevention is Better than Cure

This cliche may be a bit overacting to some, but it is true.

In this day and age, lots of diseases and conditions are causing us many stresses because they make us get scared of life. 467 more words



Here’s how you can help your family stay ‘MouthHealthy’ on Halloween and year-round.

Time It Right

Eat Halloween sweets (and other sugary foods) with meals or shortly after mealtime. 453 more words

The "war" on cancer: are we "winning" or "losing" or what?

Clifton Leaf is a cancer survivor. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Fortune magazine. And he has long argued that we may not be making the most astute decisions about how we are trying to find “the best” and “the rightest” ways to diagnose, treat, and manage cancer. 569 more words


Fighting Wildfires

Over the summer, several CERT teams have taken tours of potential wildfire trouble spots in a project with the Contra Costa County Fire Prevention District. Our Fire Prevention District friend Kathy was pleased with our efforts. 25 more words



History in Alberta

Family Violence Prevention Month started in 1986 as a local initiative in the town of Hinton where four remarkable Albertans, Katherine Kennedy, Sonja Bennett, Faye Wheeler and Glenda Carter, formed The Hinton Society for the Prevention of Family Violence and launched Alberta’s very first family violence education and prevention campaign. 193 more words

Post Rafina fires ... "I saved my family and property" one family's story

October 10th is annual World Mental Health day (WHO-MentalHlth) and all that Falls upon us may include recent or past traumatic events, including the Rafina “Mati” fire of July 2018 (see past post ‘ 775 more words

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