National Immunization Awareness Month

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://www.somoscommunitycare.org/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman”]by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H.[/avatar] As we near back-to-school season, we’re also marking National Immunization Awareness Month. Vaccinations are the single best way to protect you and your children from serious illness. Unfortunately, not enough people are getting vaccinated and diseases are spreading. From September 2018 to July 2019, there were
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Sun Safety Pro-Tips

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://www.somoscommunitycare.org/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman”]by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H.[/avatar] Summer should be a time to relax, take in the sun, and have fun. However, too often people are unaware of the dangers the sun can cause. Most importantly, UV rays from the sun are the #1 cause of skin cancer in the United States. Luckily,
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Why Physical Education and Activity is So Important

[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://www.somoscommunitycare.org/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]by Denisse Oller[/avatar] As summer approaches, it is the perfect time to learn about the value of physical education and activity. Along with a healthy diet, an active routine is vital to a long and healthy lifestyle. It is important to instill the value of physical activity in young children through
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La importancia de la educación y la actividad física

[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://www.somoscommunitycare.org/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]por Denisse Oller[/avatar] El arribo del verano es el momento ideal para aprender más sobre el valor de la educación y la actividad física. Junto con una dieta saludable, la actividad física regular es vital para tener una vida más larga y saludable. De allí la importancia de inculcarles a los
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Oficialmente ya es verano y estos son los mejores alimentos de la estación

[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://www.somoscommunitycare.org/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]por Denisse Oller[/avatar] Aun con el cambio de estación y el arribo del verano, preservar la salud sigue siendo tan importante como siempre. Mantenernos activos, beber mucha agua y descansar lo suficiente son factores imprescindibles de un estilo de vida feliz, sin olvidar las opciones alimenticias inteligentes como otro elemento clave
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It’s Officially Summertime – Here are the Best Foods to Eat this Season

[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://www.somoscommunitycare.org/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]by Denisse Oller[/avatar] As the seasons change and summer is upon us, staying healthy is as important as ever. Staying active, drinking water, and getting enough rest are all part of a happy lifestyle – and smart food choices are another key element that we can’t forget. This week take some
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Que hacer para evitar la melancolía

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://www.somoscommunitycare.org/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman”]por Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H.[/avatar] La salud mental es uno de los aspectos más abordados de la salud mundial en nuestros días. Debido a que las enfermedades mentales siguen aumentando, nos propusimos presentarte distintas maneras en que puedes ayudar a combatir una de las manifestaciones más comunes de las enfermedades mentales
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Avoiding the Gloom

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://www.somoscommunitycare.org/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman”]by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H.[/avatar] Mental health is one of the most talked about facets of health in today’s world. As mental health issues continue to rise, we aim to provide different ways that you can help tackle one of the most prevalent forms of mental illness today – depression. Depression
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Reduce el consumo de alimentos fritos o grasosos

[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://www.somoscommunitycare.org/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]por Denisse Oller[/avatar] Es prácticamente imposible ir a cualquier lugar de Estados Unidos sin toparse con un establecimiento de comida rápida, por lo general con un menú repleto de alimentos fritos o grasosos. De aquí la importancia de conocer bien los efectos que estos aceites y grasas tienen sobre nuestros cuerpos.
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Lower Your Intake of Fried or Greasy Foods

[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://www.somoscommunitycare.org/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]by Denisse Oller[/avatar] It is virtually impossible to go anywhere in the United States without running into a fast food joint, usually filled with a menu of fried or greasy food items. That’s why it is so important to be knowledgeable about the effects that these fried and greasy foods have
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