Health Notes

Wheat Ridge Ministries is pleased to share “Health Notes,” a helpful monthly resource put together by Marla Lichtsinn, RN, MPA, Parish Nurse. This resource offers useful preventative information and tips for your personal health.

2015

July 2015 — Fireworks Safety is Not Child’s Play
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June 2015 — Avoiding Food and Drug Interactions
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May 2015 — Start a Walking Ministry
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April 2015 — Aging Well
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March 2015 — The Faith-Health Connection
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February 2015 — Immunization as Disease Prevention
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January 2015 — Getting Started in Health Ministries
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2014

December 2014 — Cookin’ for a Crowd: Food Safety in the Church Kitchen

November 2014 — Hospice and Palliative Care

October 2014 — Flu Season is Here!

September 2014 — Emergency Preparedness
Be Informed
Have a Plan
Make an Emergency Kit
Getting Involved

August 2014 — Hearing Loss

July 2014 — Drug Resistance

June 2014 — Food Allergies

May 2014 — The Older Adult Driver

April 2014 — Pre-Diabetes? Diabetes?

March 2014 — Preventing Falls

February 2014 — Heart Health Month

January 2014 — Eating Disorders

2013

December 2013 — The ABCDEs of Skin Cancers

November 2013 — Hi, I’m your skeleton

October 2013 — Promoting Brain Health

September 2013 — Hi, I’m your urinary system

August 2013 — Hi, I’m your digestive system

July 2013 — Hi, I’m your skin…

June 2013 — Hi, We’re your lungs…

May 2013 — Hi, I’m your liver…

April 2013 — Benefits of Volunteering

March 2013 — Preventing Medical Errors

February 2013 — Animal-Assisted Therapy

January 2013 — It’s Your Move

2012

December 2012 — Food Safety

November 2012 — Bone Marrow Awareness

October 2012 — Influenza Prevention

September 2012 Special Alert — West Nile Virus and Hantavirus

September 2012 — Colo-Rectal Cancer

August 2012 — Hearing Loss and Deafness

July 2012 — The Pros and Cons of Probiotics

June 2012 — Understanding Your Thyroid

May 2012 — Alcohol & Kids

April 2012 — National Humor Month

March 2012 — Men’s Health

February 2012 — Lean Budget, Healthy Diet

January 2012 — National Blood Donor Month

2011

December 2011 — The Flu

November 2011 — Alzheimer’s disease

October 2011 — Breast Cancer Awareness

September 2011 — The DASH Diet

August 2011 — Cataract Awareness

July 2011 — A Healthy Mouth

June 2011 — Cholesterol Control

May 2011 — Diet Plans

April 2011 — Healthy Relationships

March 2011 — Shingles

February 2011 — The Faith-Health Connection

January 2011 — Fighting Brain Drain

2010

December 2010 — Adult Immunizations

November 2010 — Flu Prevention

October 2010 — Adult Obesity

September 2010 — Women’s Health and Fitness

August 2010 — MedicAlert Month

July 2010 — Summer Safety

June 2010 — Men’s Health Month

May 2010 — Food Allergy Awareness

April 2010 — Pervasive Development Disorders (Autism and others…)

March 2010 — Multiple Sclerosis Education & Awareness

February 2010 — National “Wear Red” Day

January 2010 — National Blood Donor Month