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by on October 3, 2016

Improve your family’s health this fall with our articles on sports concussions, SIDS prevention, volunteering, and more.

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by Alyssa L. Sinclair on October 3, 2016
Pink boxing gloves

We’ve all heard of breast cancer. That’s probably because about one in eight, or twelve percent, of women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer in her life.

by Alyssa L. Sinclair on October 3, 2016
Sleeping baby

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, is the sudden and unexplained death of an infant under the age of one. This syndrome has been around for possibly hundreds of years under the guise of different names, with most deaths occurring in sleep between the ages of two and four months.

by Joy H. Coleman on October 3, 2016
Football tackle

A concussion is a brain injury that happens when a blow to the head shakes the brain inside the skull. It results in a neurometabolic cascade that changes behavior. It can cause headache, slurred speech, confusion, dizziness, and prolonged symptoms like depression, anxiety, and insomnia.

by Ben McCampbell on October 3, 2016
Volunteer Hands

Remember how good it feels when you do something good for someone, particularly someone you don’t know, just because you wanted to help? Of course the obvious major benefit of volunteering is to those who are helped. That’s generally the intent—to help others.