It’s Time for STD Awareness

  Did you know that April is also STD Awareness Month? It’s time to focus on spreading the word about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), their impact, and the importance of preventing, testing for, and treating these infections. Today, STD rates continue to surge with over 20 million new sexually transmitted infection (STI) cases in the
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Beating the Winter Blues

One of the great things about the winter season is the snow, hot chocolate and the fun spent inside with loved ones. However, you have probably also experienced the down side of the colder weather and shorter days. This may cause a bit of seasonal funk, sapping your energy and making you feel moody. Truth
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Cómo evitar la “tristeza de invierno”

Una de las mejores cosas que tiene el invierno es esa combinación de nieve, chocolate caliente y pasar tiempo en casa con la familia. No obstante, algunas personas experimentan de manera diferente la otra cara del invierno, sus días cortos y la tristeza que esto genera. Eso puede ocasionar un poco de tristeza propia de
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February Is American Heart Month

During American Heart Month we at SOMOS want to encourage everyone to adopt healthy heart behaviors in order to prevent heart disease. The most common type of heart disease in the United States is coronary artery disease, which affects the blood flow to the heart and can cause a heart attack. Heart disease, and the
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Febrero es el Mes del Corazón Americano

Durante el Mes del Corazón Americano, quienes formamos SOMOS queremos animar a todo el mundo a adoptar hábitos beneficiosos para la salud del corazón con el fin de prevenir enfermedades cardiacas. El tipo de enfermedad cardiaca más común en Estados Unidos es la arteriopatía coronaria, la cual afecta el riego sanguíneo hacia el corazón y
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Why AIDS Awareness Matters

Every year in December, the global community unites to recognize World AIDS Day on December 1st and AIDS Awareness Month. During this time, people around the world join together to raise awareness of the ongoing fight against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), support people living with HIV, and remember those we have lost. Human immunodeficiency virus
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Por qué es importante la toma de conciencia sobre el SIDA

Cada año, durante el mes de diciembre, la comunidad global se une para celebrar el Día Mundial del SIDA, el 1ro de diciembre, y el Mes de toma de conciencia sobre el SIDA. Es una oportunidad única en la que personas de todas partes del mundo unen sus esfuerzos en la batalla continua contra el
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To Beard or not to Beard?

No-Shave November, otherwise known as ‘Movember’ is a month-long journey during which individuals forgo shaving and grooming in order to spark conversation and raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as cancer awareness and men’s suicide. And in lieu of the need to purchase shaving and grooming products, participants instead will donate to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the battle.

How to Prepare for Flu Season

As we transition into the fall and winter months, it’s important to be mindful of our health and take certain precautions to prevent illness. And especially now as flu season is upon us, we at SOMOS wanted to share best practices and ways to protect against the flu in the workplace and in school.