Archive for September, 2014

Avoid the Flu – Get Vaccinated!

Posted on: September 29th, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Now is the time to plan for your family’s flu immunizations. The annual flu season usually peaks between December and March, but it can begin as early as October and last through May. The earlier in the season you get your flu vaccine, the better your chances of protecting yourself, your family and your coworkers from […]

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Treating a Sprained Ankle

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Fall sports are underway! That means lots of practices and meets, after what may have been a sedentary summer. If you or your child sprain an ankle, it’s important to take action quickly to keep the injury from becoming worse. A common treatment for acute injuries like sprains is the RICE method: Rest, Ice, Compression, […]

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Attention new and expectant moms!

Posted on: September 9th, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Both moms and babies can benefit from breastfeeding. Benefits for babies: Breast milk contains antibodies and hormones that keep them healthy. Breastfed babies often have lower instances of: Ear infection Diarrhea Respiratory infection Asthma Obesity Type 2 diabetes Breast milk is often easier for babies to digest than formula. Many formulas are derived from cow’s […]

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Four Easy Tips for a Healthy School Year

Posted on: September 2nd, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Back-to-school time means dealing with an abundance of germs. Every high-five, drink at the water fountain and shared box of crayons could lead to a cold for your child. Stay ahead of the game this school year with four simple tips to help your kids stay healthy. Show your child the “vampire sleeve” (bend your […]

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