This year’s World Breastfeeding Week theme, “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility,” focuses on how breastfeeding contributes to the survival, health, and well-being of all moms and their babies.
Since the 1960s, neighborhood health centers have been building healthy communities right in your backyard and throughout America. Harmony Healthcare Long Island and more than 1,400 other community health centers across the country provide increased access to affordable quality health services for adults and children from all walks of life.
When the visual demands of a task exceed an individual’s visual abilities to comfortably perform them, symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS) may emerge. Children who spend two or more continuous hours every day at a computer or using a digital device are at the greatest risk for developing CVS.
For children, summer is a time to relax and enjoy the lovely warm weather. But for parents, it’s a time to prepare for the upcoming school year. So while you may be thinking about supplies and new clothes, don’t forget to put school and sports physicals on your end-of-summer “to-do” list.
There aren’t many things more satisfying than being outside in the sunshine on a beautiful day. However, too much time spent in the sun increases your risk of developing skin cancer, one of the most commonly diagnosed types of cancer in the United States today. To ensure your family enjoys a healthy summer, follow these CDC-recommended sun safety tips.
Summertime is the perfect time for outdoor activities. On Long Island, there are many free and low-cost ways to stay healthy available to all local residents. If you are thinking about living a healthier lifestyle, follow Harmony Healthcare Long Island’ guide to affordable summer exercise activities.