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BODYARMOR State Games Are Back This Summer

Do you enjoy playing sports? Are you an amateur? If you answered "yes" to both of those questions then you may be interested in the BODYARMOR State Games. It's a sporting event that will span from June 5 through July…

BODYARMOR State Games Are Back This Summer

Do you enjoy playing sports? Are you an amateur? If you answered "yes" to both of those questions then you may be interested in the BODYARMOR State Games. It's a sporting event that will span from June 5 through July…

When Mother’s Day is a Hard Day

We can all agree that motherhood is hard work and moms are more than deserving of a day that celebrates them and all they do. But for some people, Mother’s Day can be difficult. “There is an assumption that it’s a happy day for everyone, but motherhood is an inherently complex,” says Dr. Alexis Conason, a psychologist in New York…

COVID-19 Vaccine Special Alert

People with Intellectual and other Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) are now explicitly included in prioritized populations for the COVID-19 vaccine in North Carolina, according to an announcement this week by Governor Roy Cooper. Any individuals with I/DD receiving 30 days or…

Raleigh Startup Aims to Help Breastfeeding Women

After giving birth, many breastfeeding moms experience postpartum problems. Around 70% of women experience difficulties breastfeeding and low milk supply. But having a new baby during a global pandemic adds a new layer of worry to most parents’ minds. Indeed,…

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which aims to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others. It’s never too early to start strong with oral hygiene!  The Poe Center in Raleigh…

fit RDU Offers Outdoor Exercise Classes

Many of us are really struggling to keep our mental health in check right now. Between the stress of virtual schooling, isolation and worry about jobs and the economy it’s not easy to stay upbeat. One great way to…

'Our Entire Family Has COVID'

Our entire family has COVID. That’s a direct way to say it, but I don’t have any bandwidth left to beat around the bush. The past two weeks have been a surreal, quarantine-illness-filled-world…while living and raising a newborn. At 10-days-old,…

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