Flu Facts

Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death.  Every flu season is different and influenza infection can affect people differently, but millions of people get the flu every year. Even healthy people can get …

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The Problem of Chronic Pain

Up to 50% of adults living at home have significant chronic pain.  It’s important to distinguish between the two major forms of pain – acute and chronic.  Acute pain results from a recent injury, and is temporary in nature; while …

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Home Sharps Disposal

More and more injectable medications are being prescribed for home and personal use.  Medications for diabetes, blood-thinners, allergies, and arthritis are just a few on the market these days.  These medications can be life-changing, not to mention, life-saving!  However, disposing …

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Foods That Help Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis

Studies have shown that omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil have an anti-inflammatory property and can relieve tender joints and ease morning stiffness. The best source is found in cold-water fish such as herring, mackerel, trout, salmon and tuna. A …

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Fireworks Safety

Fireworks-related injuries are most common on July 4 and New Year’s Eve. Fireworks can cause death and serious injury, including burns, lacerations and foreign objects in the eye. Make the choice to protect yourself and your family from fireworks injuries.…

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Tips for Healthy Grilling

Summer time often means moving our cooking outdoors! Here are a few tips to keep those summer cook outs safe and delicious:

  • Keep your grill clean by scrubbing it before and after each use. Avoid using a wire brush, which

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Armchair Aerobics

Want to stay in shape? Join the Armchair Aerobics!

Note:  There are no meetings when the parish office is closed (ex. holidays) or during the months of July and August.

This is a FREE exercise program and is offered to …

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