Tag: Health & Daily Living

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 -

Packard Pacers

September 2016

The Pacers put year 12 in the record books - another season of walking the paths of County Farm Park. The inimitable Karen Koeppe, our Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, has led the Pacers since the beginning. Special thanks to the  Packard staffers who volunteered their time and a round of applause to Better Living Fitness -

Sun protection

May 2016

Summer's Coming - Slip, Slop, Slap, Wrap As we head outside for a summer of fun in Michigan, remember: SLIP on a shirt SLOP on sunscreen SLAP on a hat WRAP on sunglasses Skin cancer is on the rise in the US. Protect your skin from harmful UV radiation by taking MORE THAN ONE precaution.

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