Michigan

October 31, 2013

Have a Safe and Happy Halloween!

The sidewalks and streets will soon be filled with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins! Halloween brings out the kid in all of us. Before you head out […]
October 22, 2013

Red Ribbon Week 2013

The 2013 Red Ribbon Week Campaign, organized at Ypsilanti Community Middle School by the RAHS Health Center’s Prevention Program and Project SUCCESS students and Students Against […]
October 8, 2013

Health Literacy Awareness Month: What is the relationship between reading and health?

What is Health Literacy? The National Patient Safety Foundation defines Health Literacy as the ability to read, understand and act on health information. It is a […]
October 1, 2013

Community Programs & Services – 2013 Accomplishments

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” Booker […]
September 17, 2013

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Over the past four decades, the obesity rate in our nation’s children has risen at an alarming rate. Obesity puts our children at risk for Type […]
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 […]
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 […]
July 9, 2013

Water Safety

Summer is here (finally!) and it’s time to think about safety around water! In the pool, at the beach, or in the bathtub, water can be […]
July 2, 2013

Summer Fun in Washtenaw County

During the summer there are lots of wonderful and fun things to do to! July is a great time to get outside, get moving, and try […]
June 19, 2013

Summer Safety Tips

After a long Michigan winter many of us are looking forward to enjoying the warm summer sunshine! Summer is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy […]
June 12, 2013

Avoid Distractions

As the school year comes to an end, we are all reminded of our accomplishments. We all have much to celebrate: successful school years, work accomplishments, […]
April 1, 2014

SADD Bullying Prevention Campaign

On March 27th, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) members at Ypsilanti Community Middle School (YCMS) offered an inspiring and educational movie lunch-in on the topic of […]
September 9, 2014

Grandparents as Parents

You pictured these years as a time you could slow down a little knowing that you worked so hard making a home, raising a family. But […]
December 23, 2014

Happy and Healthy 2015!

The end of 2014 is upon us with the holidays and many a-gathering to attend! I often find myself reflecting on the past year around this […]
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 […]