Health

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 […]
February 20, 2013

Spring Clean Your Health!

Spring is almost here, and spring cleaning is something many start to anticipate. How about spring cleaning your health? Here are 5 tips to jump start […]
April 16, 2013

Lauren’s Story

Lauren is a 16 year old who began coming to the RAHS clinic to participate in the Mood and Movement group.  She initially reported being interested […]
August 6, 2013

How Much Do You Know About Sunscreen?

Yes, here is yet another post about sunscreen despite this fall-like weather we’re having here in Michigan! Millions of Americans rely on sunscreen for protection from […]
August 20, 2013

End of Summer Self-Care: Sleep & Nutrition

While the end of break quickly approaches, along with the dread of 6:00am alarm clocks going off, it is good to take a moment and focus […]