It’s Here! Healthy, Happy Summer
Summer is here and we hope you are taking every opportunity to spend time outdoors and enjoy the season. The longer days and warmer temperatures are perfect for activities like picnics, biking, gardening, and swimming, but it is also important to keep your family safe while having fun in the sun. In this Just Between Us newsletter, we give you a few Summer health tips, including how to soak up sunshine while protecting your skin.
THE 5 “S”s OF SKIN SAFETY
July is UV Safety Month. When you follow the Five “S” Strategy- Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek, Slide – you will help yourself and your loved ones avoid becoming the one in five who develop skin cancer each year.
THE BENEFITS OF BREASTFEEDING: PREPARATION AND PERSISTENCE PAY OFF
August is National Breastfeeding Month and August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week, representing a national and global initiative to create support and strategies to improve the wellbeing of women and children through breastfeeding. We know that early and sustained breastfeeding significantly lowers infant mortality rates and improves infant health. With preparation and persistence, most mothers find breastfeeding a deeply rewarding choice that gives newborns the best chance to thrive.
SUMMER READY STARTS HERE
If you are struggling to lose weight and keep it off, A Woman’s View can help with a medically based weight loss and wellness program that works.
In today’s Provider Spotlight we recognize Dr. Claire Harraghy, M.D.