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Housing is health care -Avalon & Packard Health

April 2017

Ravi A. Vadlamudi, MD and Gina Dahlem, PHD, FNP-C have joined with Avalon Housing to provide home and office visits for Avalon residents and clients. Thank you, Avalon, for addressing homelessness in effective and compassionate ways - and for writing about our partnership. Ryan Walker, Avalon's Miller Manor Team Leader, takes an in-depth look at the relationship between housing

Pasta Primavera

March 2017

Nothing says "springtime" like this dish of colorful, lightly cooked veggies. "Primavera" means springtime in Italian. Thank you to Karen Koeppe, Packard Health Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator for this recipe.     Pasta Primavera    Italian (alla) primavera: In the style of springtime! Ingredients    6 ounces dried linguine (regular or whole wheat)  

Choose tap water for a sparkling smile

March 2017

February is National Children's Dental Health Month - time to encourage kids to choose tap water, when possible, to quench their thirst and avoid drinks with added sugar like soda and sweetened juices. So many health reasons to avoid these drinks!

Healthy, happy smiles

March 2017

Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children in the US. More than 40 percent of children have decay by the time they reach kindergarten, according to the CDC. So let's "brush up" on kid's oral health care! Begin brushing when 1st tooth appears Brush 2 times a day for 2 minutes -

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