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Stress as a Superpower

During the past few years, the physical, emotional and mental fatigue have been unlike anything that many of us have ever experienced. Exhaustion born of pandemics, compassion, caretaking, social justice,

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Is My Teenager Ready to Babysit?

For many young teens, babysitting is a rite of passage from childhood to adolescence. It provides them an opportunity to earn money, develop responsibility and grow career skills like setting

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How to Build Self-Esteem in Children and Teens

Understanding our own self-esteem can have practical significance. But what exactly is self-esteem? Self-esteem is an individual’s overall sense of personal value and self-worth or simply, the measure of how

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Helping Children Cope With Stress

Stress is a normal part of daily life, and children and teens are not immune. Whether it is pressure from family, problems at home or with friends, the amount of

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Proactive Children’s Dental Care Helps our Community

February is National Children’s Dental Health month started by the American Dental Association. The month promotes the benefits of proactive children’s dental care, their caregivers, teachers and the community. While

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Continuing the Mission

I have made the difficult decision to resign from my role as president and chief executive officer of Healthcare Network. I want to convey my profound gratitude for the many

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What parents should know about diabetes

As a parent, you probably feel overwhelmed with information on how to keep your child healthy. When it comes to health conditions like diabetes, do you know where to begin?

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How to Support Your Child with ADHD

Life with a child diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can sometimes be overwhelming. Often, children with ADHD struggle with behaviors that can be disruptive to others such as difficulty

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How to Keep Your Mind Sharp as You Age

Have you ever struggled to remember someone’s name, forgot where you parked your car or misplaced your glasses or house keys? You are likely having minor “memory glitches” or moments

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Why I got the Covid-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy With seniors willing to stand in line to get the COVID-19 vaccine, fear and COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy seems to have lessened. However, before COVID-19, the World Health

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Making Dental Care Available to All

When we think of primary health, dental health is often overlooked. Some even consider it non-essential. With links between oral health and overall health, routine dental care is important throughout

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How to Encourage a Healthy Pregnancy

You just found out you are pregnant. It is exciting but, at the same time, can be very overwhelming news. Whether it is your first or fourth pregnancy, the worries

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A Safe Return to School During COVID-19

School is a central point in the lives of many children, so it’s important to encourage a safe return to school. It serves as an academic home where children can

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Healthcare Network: Addressing the Pandemic

Nationally, health centers provide preventive medical care to almost 30 million people each year, addressing the pandemic and beyond. Nearly 1,400 health centers like Healthcare Network seek health fairness. Health

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How Parents Can Prevent Bullying

Millions of children are victims of bullying each year, but many parents feel at a loss about how to prevent bullying, whether children are being bullied themselves or bullying others.

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The Difference Between the Flu and COVID-19

With symptoms of COVID-19 and the flu similar, what’s the difference between the flu and COVID-19. Health officials have even created the term “twindemic” to refer to the possibility of

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Healthy Mental Health Habits

The pandemic has renewed focus on mental health, with mental health checkups as important as physicals and key to developing healthy mental health habits.

The Bergand Group - Health

Healthy Mental Health Habits

The pandemic has renewed focus on mental health, with mental health checkups as important as physicals and key to developing healthy mental health habits.