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Aurora Health Series: Can Exercise Help your Cholesterol?

Thank you to Aurora Health Care for providing this content to help you live well!   By Robert Panther, MD  Are you one of the 102 million American adults who have high cholesterol? There’s a pretty good chance you or someone you care about has high cholesterol.  About 41 percent of us have a total cholesterol level above 200 mg/dL, which is considered above healthy levels. More than 35 million ... Read More »

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National Water Safety Month - May

Drowning is the second leading cause of death for children ages 5 to 14, with children from communities of color at greatest risk. With National Water Safety Month in May and summer around the corner, it’s a great time for parents to remember the importance of ensuring their children are equipped with essential water safety skills. The Y offers swim lessons, a program that helps reduce the risk of childhood ... Read More »

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Water Safety Tips

Drowning is the second leading cause of death for children ages 5 to 14, with children from communities of color at greatest risk. With National Water Safety Month in May and summer around the corner, it’s a great time for parents to remember the importance of ensuring their children are equipped with essential water safety skills. The Y offers swim lessons, a program that helps reduce the risk of childhood ... Read More »

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Five Historical Reasons the Y Makes For a Better Us™

This year, the YMCA marks more than 170 years, as more than a place, it is a movement that offers programs and services designed to foster youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Here are five past notable events and achievements that demonstrate the Y’s commitment to the communities it serves: 1. American Institutions: Celebrations such as Father’s Day, and organizations like the ... Read More »

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National Water Safety Month

May is Water Safety Month and a good time to make sure children are prepared to be safe around the water. We encourage parents to take an active role in your child’s safety. You can ensure everyone stays safe around the water with these tips: Never leave children unattended, and stay alert when around any body of water. Designate someone to supervise children around water. ... Read More »

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