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May 5, 2015

New Partnership – RAHS and UMHS Ypsilanti Pediatric and Family Medicine Health Centers

RAHS is pleased to announce a great partnership between RAHS health centers and University of Michigan Ypsilanti Pediatric and Family Medicine Health Centers. Dr. Maggie Riley, […]
April 28, 2015

Spring means Asthma?

For many people Spring is a mixed blessing. If you have Asthma you are more likely to also have Seasonal Allergies. The budding trees, the flower […]
April 21, 2015

Ypsilanti’s MOST Campaign

According to the 2013-2014 Ypsilanti Communities that Care (CTC) survey results, most middle school students do not drink alcohol, use marijuana, or abuse prescription drugs. This […]
April 7, 2015

Confidential Healthcare: What Services Do Teens Have the Right to Receive without a Parent’s Permission?

Teens and young adults need specialized medical care and a provider with whom they can discuss anything, from normal body growth and development, illness, preventive care, […]
March 31, 2015

Immunizations and Preventive Care

Recently there has been a lot of media coverage about immunizations and the prevention of measles. The UMHS Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools follows the American Academy […]
March 24, 2015

Typical or Troubled

Do you ever wonder whether your teen’s emotions or behavior are just normal teen behavior or are indicative of something more concerning? The American Psychiatric Foundation […]
March 17, 2015

Community Eye Clinic at RAHS Ypsilanti Community High School

On Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at 9 AM, the UMHS Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS) celebrated the culmination of a goal set years ago with […]
March 3, 2015

The Whole Tooth

Did you know that February was Children’s Dental Health Month? I’m a big lover of puns, and this “whole tooth” is a good one! Let’s drill […]
February 24, 2015

Children’s Dental Health Month

By: Christine Kleinheksel What you eat matters!  The American Dental Association recommends that parents and children avoid these top seven foods to improve help improve their […]
February 3, 2015

Winter Health and Wellness

By: Jamie Kakos, MSW Candidate & Shannon Hill, LMSW, CPS-M The snow is falling, and temperatures are dropping. It is important to stay healthy during these […]
January 27, 2015

Making New Years Resolutions Work

It is a month into the New Year and it is time to check in with our New Year’s resolutions. A common sentiment amongst resolution makers […]
January 16, 2015

Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Monday, January 19th, we will celebrate the Birthday of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King, the foremost leader of the American Civil Rights […]
November 8, 2012

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

The American Diabetes Association works to prevent, treat, and cure diabetes by providing educational materials and resources, promoting awareness, and advocating on behalf of diabetic patients. […]
November 20, 2012

Universal Children’s Day

“We were all children once. And we all share the desire for the well-being of our children, which has always been and will continue to be […]
December 4, 2012

What is a Nurse Practitioner?

The mission of the Regional Alliance for Health Schools (RAHS) is to provide school-based health programs and clinical services that improve the well-being of students, their […]
December 21, 2012

Holidays + Stress = ?

What Is Stress and How Does it Work? Stress is a feeling of pressure or tension that’s created when we react to the events around us. […]