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March is National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month is here, are you doing everything you can to improve your dietary habits?
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics established the month of March as National Nutrition Month to educate Americans about the dangers of unhealthy foods and illuminate the life-changing benefits of healthy eating. National Nutrition Month also strives to highlight the […]

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Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, show your loved one you care by sharing your love, not your germs. Date nights are no fun at all if you both wind up sick, so here are our top tips for keeping you (and your date) healthy this Valentine’s Day.

If You’re Sick, Postpone

It may put a damper on your plans, […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Share Your Love, Not Your Germs, This Valentine’s Day

Signs Your Child Has the Flu

Coughing, sore throat and fever, oh my! Your child is definitely sick, but with what? The cold and flu viruses can often be tricky for parents to tell apart because many of the symptoms are the same, but there are several signs that your child has more than just a cold. Here’s what to look […]

By |January 31st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Signs Your Child Has the Flu

New Year, New Health Goals

At the start of every new year, we all make resolutions to improve our health and our daily lives. But often, in the hustle and bustle of the new year, we end up forgetting or neglecting our resolutions, and which makes our goals that much harder to accomplish. This year, why not break from that […]

By |January 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on New Year, New Health Goals

What to Do if You’re Sick With the Flu

Fever, chills and body aches? Could you have the flu? October through March is when most cases of the flu occur, or, when flu season happens every year. With flu season tending to peak anytime from December to January each year, your odds of getting the flu are higher during these months. If you have […]

By |December 30th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on What to Do if You’re Sick With the Flu

It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot!

By December, many people feel like it’s too late to get their flu shot. Flu season has started, and if they didn’t get their flu shot in the fall, they’re certainly not going to find time for it during the busy holiday season. But the truth is, as long as people are still getting sick […]

By |December 12th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot!

Protect Yourself from the Flu During National Influenza Vaccination Week

The holiday season has already started, and so has flu season. That’s why the CDC has designated the week of December 4 – 10, 2016, as National Influenza Vaccination Week.

Once November ends and the holiday season starts, people tend to forget about getting their flu shot. In fact, research from past flu seasons has […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Protect Yourself from the Flu During National Influenza Vaccination Week

How to Keep Your Thanksgiving Cold and Flu-Free

Keep Your Friends and Family Healthy This Holiday Season
This Thanksgiving, pass the turkey, not the flu! Illnesses, such as the flu, can be transferred through sneezing, coughing or surface contamination. According to the CDC, germs can live approximately two hours on surfaces such as door knobs or kitchen counters. With a few preventative steps, your […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on How to Keep Your Thanksgiving Cold and Flu-Free

Fall Into Health With American Family Care – Marietta

Summer might be fun, and spring is lovely, but the best season has got to be fall. The changing leaves, the brisk winds and the warm fires bring everyone closer, and the leisure activities can’t be beat. Over a third of Americans list fall as their favorite season, blowing all of the other seasons out […]

By |September 19th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Fall Into Health With American Family Care – Marietta

Keeping Your Child Active and Healthy During the School Year

For many kids, the summer is a three-month-long outdoor adventure, and they celebrate the warm weather and free time by riding bikes, hiking and playing sports. But as the school year begins, it can become harder for families to carve out the time to be active and stay healthy. According to the Centers for Disease […]

By |September 9th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Keeping Your Child Active and Healthy During the School Year