Understanding Mental Health Concerns in the LGBTQIA+ Community

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Individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+ are at a significantly increased risk of mental health struggles. There are a number of reasons for this, which we will look at more closely in this article. Understanding the unique psychological stressors experienced by members of the LGBTQIA+ community will enable us to be more proactive in supporting this […]

Florida School Physical and Immunization Requirements

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Like other states, Florida has specific requirements for initial enrollment in public school. These include up-to-date immunization records and a physical performed by a qualified healthcare provider. Read more to find out if your child is ready to begin school next term, and what you can expect during a routine school physical.  School Physicals in […]

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

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February 27-March 5 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW) in the United States. Eating disorders affect nearly 29 million Americans at some point in their lives. As an annual campaign, NEDAW hopes to educate the population regarding the seriousness of these disorders and offer resources for treatment options.  What is an Eating Disorder? In […]

TikTok and Your Teen: Why Teens May Be Vulnerable to Trends and How You Can Help

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Over the last year, social media usage has skyrocketed. By September 2020, one study found a 72% increase in overall social media use. This may come as no surprise since many of us have found comfort and connection through these platforms amid pandemic lockdowns. Ironically, however, this increased usage has actually been linked to poorer […]