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Think Toy Safety For Gifts

Use these toy safety tips from trusted health information resources to have a safe and healthy holiday!

THINK BIG. Start Small.

Think Big, Start Small: Breastfeeding Benefits

In our continuing series on kids’ health, Kansas Action for Children shares how child care providers and early educators can provide support and encouragement to breastfeeding families.

THINK BIG. Start Small.

Think Big, Start Small: Unplug Under 2

Kids and adults spend a lot of time looking at electronic screens, like smart phones, tablets and TVs, but for young children, screen time should be limited or avoided.

THINK BIG. Start Small.

It’s Time to Think Big

By making a few key changes related to food, drinks and activity, parents and educators can have a big impact on the health of Kansas kids.

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Health resources for Alzheimer’s disease

The Alzheimer’s Association Heart of America Chapter will present a 6-part series for family caregivers and friends who care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Weekly focus includes on resistance to care, activities, medications, placement decisions and the role of the caregiver. Attend one or all sessions; resources from the Health Information Neighborhood of the library will be available for checkout.

Make Time for Sleep

Make Time for Sleep

To get some answers on the sleep questions that have been keeping me up at night, I interviewed the Sleep Center Manager of the Stormont-Vail Sleep Center. Prioritize your sleep!

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Give for Blood Donor Month

The Community Blood Center urges everyone to make donating blood a priority this winter. Consider the blood drive on Friday, January 22 from 9am-2pm at the library.

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Share Your Family Health History on Thanksgiving

Asking for information about major diseases and causes of death isn’t a typical holiday gift request, but conditions such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes often run in families. Document your family health history, and talk to your doctor about your hereditary health.

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Check out a Fitness Kit to try new exercise options

Revitalize your workout routine or inspire yourself to try something new! A dozen different fitness kits are available for customers interested in physical fitness and exercise materials at the library.