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Recipe Parmesan Kale Chips

          Provider blog by  Monica Bernard-Thompson, RDN, CDN, CLC While you are running around, completing errands or taking your children to after school programs, it is much easier to stop at a fast food chain for a quick meal than it is to prepare a healthy dish. But if you were to [...]

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A Balanced Bite for Spring

          Provider blog by  Barbara J. Moschitta, MPS, RD, CDN March is National Nutrition Month. The campaign focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.  Whether it’s starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before an athletic event, the foods you [...]

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ADHD Awareness

        Cornerstone Family Healthcare Pediatrician Dr. Alicia Pointer, DO What is ADHD? ADHD stands for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. All kids have times when they have a lot of energy, have trouble listening, get distracted or misbehave. Kids with ADHD have frequent symptoms or behaviors that make it hard for them to function [...]

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The Clothesline Project

The month of October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence is an ongoing issue that thrives on the silence of those affected. This observance gives communities the chance to become aware of the lasting effects domestic violence has had on families right in our backyard. Safe Homes of Orange County hosts The [...]

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Combating Childhood Obesity

  Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s Health Education Coordinator, Annia Reyes   September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month. Research shows that over the past four decades, childhood obesity has grown to epidemic proportions. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows more than 12.7 million American children and adolescents are obese or overweight. That’s roughly [...]

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Healthy Pool-Side Pasta Salad

            Cornerstone Family Healthcare Nutritionist: Barbara Moschitta MPS, RD, CDN Raw Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes and Pesto       Servings: 4 • Size: 1 1/4 cups • Old Pts: 3 pts • Points+: 4 pts Calories: 148 • Fat: 12 g • Carb: 9 g • Fiber: 3 g • Protein: [...]

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National Health Center Week—Celebrating America’s Health Centers

National Health Center Week has been celebrated for more than 30 years to recognize the services and contributions of Community, Migrant, Homeless and Public Housing Health Centers. While there are countless reasons to celebrate America’s Health Centers, among the most important and unique is their long success in providing access to affordable, high quality, cost [...]

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National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Monica Bernard-Thomas from Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s Women, Infants & Children Center August is National Breastfeeding Month.  During the month of August, around the world breastfeeding is celebrated and promoted.  At the Cornerstone Family Healthcare WIC Program, we also take part in the celebration by teaming up with other community agencies for our annual WIC Breastfeeding [...]

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Summer Wellness

How do you take advantage of the beautiful summer weather while also continuing or beginning a healthy and fit lifestyle? Check out the tips below to find out! These activities and ideas are great for the whole family. Choose water workouts and make a splash as you get fit and strong. Add color, variety, and [...]

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Hepatitis—An Overview

        Koreen Thomas, FNP According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, viral hepatitis caused 1.34 million deaths in 2015, a number comparable to deaths caused by tuberculosis and HIV combined. While deaths from tuberculosis and HIV have been declining, deaths from hepatitis are increasing. The World Health Organization (WHO) data [...]

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