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January is National Blood Donor Month

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
January is National Blood Donor Month

During the month of January, we are reminded by the American Red Cross to donate blood.  That’s because, during this month, there is typically a short supply due to the holidays (vehicle accidents) and an increase in communicable illnesses. With that in mind, a family in North Carolina is forever grateful to the blood donors […]

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Fifth Annual Mission Hills 5k Run/Walk Returns Saturday, March 21st

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fifth Annual Mission Hills 5k Run/Walk Returns Saturday, March 21st

Fun run through historic San Diego neighborhood to support STEAM programs at Grant K-8 For the fifth consecutive year, the annual Mission Hills 5k will return at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 21. Promising fun for the whole family, this run/walk will wind through the scenic, historic neighborhood of Mission Hills, beginning and ending at Grant […]

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How to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve, you are probably inundated with dinner parties and cocktail hours to celebrate the holidays. These events are a great time to be joyful with the people you love– but they can be a dangerous trap if you are trying to watch your weight. So how do you stick with […]

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Foam Rolling 101: What Is It & Why Should You Be Doing It

| November 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

While it may seem like just another thing that your trainer is telling you to do, foam rolling is absolutely essential in your workout routine and offers a ton of benefit outside of the gym. Not only is foam rolling a self-massage at no cost, but it also primes your body for movement and helps […]

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Heart Benefits of Lifting Weights

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

As you start to adapt a healthy lifestyle by eating healthy and exercising, you will lose excess fat in your body. Everyone knows this. Often, you will notice your waist become a bit slimmer and perhaps you lose a bit of weight in your face or legs as well. However, there is a different type […]

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Miracle Babies Celebrates Health & Homecoming of Former Hospitalized Newborns

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Miracle Babies Celebrates Health & Homecoming of Former Hospitalized Newborns

This past September, Miracle Babies, a local nonprofit dedicated to uniting families with their hospitalized newborns through financial assistance and supportive services, celebrated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Giving Day with its Third Annual Reunion for local NICU graduates and their families at Distroller W?rld, an experience-based specialty boutique in Fashion Valley. The month of […]

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Fresh Start Surgical Receives $12,000 Grant

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Fresh Start Surgical Receives $12,000 Grant

MAXIMUS Foundation, the charitable arm of MAXIMUS, a leading operator of government health and human services programs throughout the nation and around the globe, awarded Fresh Start Surgical Gifts $12,000 to benefit the Fresh Start Surgical Gifts Medical Program. Fresh Start is a local nonprofit that provides free-of-cost reconstructive surgery and healthcare related services for […]

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Register To Transform Hope for Local MDA Families

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Register To Transform Hope for Local MDA Families

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is bringing strength to life for kids and adults in the San Diego community with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases at the 2019 MDA Muscle Walk of San Diego on September 7, 2019 at Crown Point Park in Mission Bay. The 23rd annual MDA MuscleWalk is a meaningful way […]

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The 9/11 Heroes Run Reminds Us To Never Forget

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
The 9/11 Heroes Run Reminds Us To Never Forget

Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) will host the San Diego 9/11 Heroes Run 5K race at 8 a.m., Sunday, September 8 at San Diego State University. The annual race will unite the community to remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost on 9/11, as well as to honor the veterans, military, and first responders who serve our country […]

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Stretching as Part of a Healthy Pain Free You

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you are suffering from lower back or hip pain, you are not alone. In our current age of technology, many of us find ourselves sitting in front of the computer for most of the day. All of this sitting can cause tightness in the hamstrings, shoulders, and hip flexors, as well as a weakening […]

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