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  1. “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”

    Looking at the history of the tobacco industry promotion in the US, a certain truth can be revealed in the age-old  adage, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”   In the late 1990’s, after a lengthy legal battle, the tobacco industry settled with states for billions…

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  2. “Let’s Talk” Month

    “I need to talk to you about……sex.”  This is the point when your ‘tween’ runs screaming from the room!   Studies done by The National Campaign for the Prevention of Teen Pregnancy have determined that teens hate having “The Talk”.  In fact, this “one shot and done” approach to talking…

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  3. Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Recently, the American Cancer Society released a hopeful report that stated that death rates from breast cancer have dropped 34% since 1990.  This sharp decrease is a strong testament to the steadfast efforts of health advocates working to promote national and local awareness campaigns about the importance of early detection…

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  4. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder Awareness Month

    September is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) awareness month.  Research shows that babies are at a higher risk of fetal alcohol exposure if they are born to mothers who have poor living conditions that include heavy drinking, high stress and lack of prenatal care.   Receiving prenatal care is an…

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  5. Lungforce

    In a recent study done by the American Lung Association, only 1% of women cited lung cancer as a major threat to women.  Often associated with smoking, lung cancer has largely fallen off the radar for women’s health.  In reality, Lung Cancer is the number one cancer killer of women. …

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  6. Beyond the Uterus: Women’s health for the next generation

    According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number 1 killer of women, resulting in the deaths of 1 out of every 3 women each year (1 woman each minute).  Furthermore, lung cancer is now the number one cancer killer among women, whereas 2/3 of those diagnosed never…

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  7. WIC improves health outcomes for children

    This year we recognize the 40th anniversary of the national WIC (Women Infants and Children) Supplemental Nutrition program. The program was first introduced when physicians began noticing pregnant women visiting their offices with ailments related to inadequate food intake. The prescription for these ailments- a better diet. Over time, this…

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  8. Men’s Health Month

    Along with father’s day this month, June is also a time we recognize “Men’s Health Month”.   It is a well-known fact that women have a longer life expectancy than men. However, this gap has grown in the past century. In 1920, women lived, on average, one year longer than…

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Judy Plummer

Happy LFHS is part of the community

My son and his family were also clients of the WIC Program which really helped them financially with their formula,
groceries and the education they received regarding the healthy ways to make meals.

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On August 16, 9:30-1:30, LFHS will not be able to accept clients for fingerprints and drug screening. 

Sorry for the inconvenience.

  • Next Parenting Class

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    Be The One:  A parenting workshop for building resilient families (birth-age 8)

    August 17, 24, 31 and September 7

    6:30-9pm

     

    Register:  (717) 273-6741 ext. 310

  • Fall Freedom From Smoking Classes- Enrolling NOW!

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    Monday 9/11 at 11-12

    Tuesday 9/12 at 1-2

    Wednesday 9/13 at 6-7pm

    *Runs for 8-weeks

    Call 273-6741 ext. 310 to register