Perhaps the excitement of dressing up (or down for pajama day) is what piques our kids' interest, but what is the real story behind Red Ribbon Week? Forewarning: it had little to do with matching outfits, or dressing up like Steve Urkel.
This October, Jardin Garden is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer in women after skin cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.
The beginning of the school year can be a stressful time for anyone and it is important to take care of yourself. Immunizations (also called shots or vaccines) are one way to start the school year right and help prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. Immunization isn’t just for kids – to stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and pneumonia, adults need to get vaccinated, too. August, National Immunization Awareness Month, is a great time to promote vaccines and remind family, friends, and coworkers to stay up to date on their shots. This month, learn more about the four (4) reasons why vaccinations are important, as well as three (3) tips for staying healthy in the new school year, including meal planning, finding creative ways to stay active, and letting your mind and body rest/recharge.
Cholesterol is both good and bad. At normal levels, it is an essential substance for the body. However, if concentrations in the blood get too high, it becomes a silent danger that puts people at risk of heart attack.