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MAPA January 2020 PSA

 

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

Up to 20 million Americans have a thyroid condition — and up to 60 percent of them don't know it. The thyroid can be either overactive or underactive and both conditions can lead to big health problems.


Symptoms of underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) can include extreme fatigue, depression, forgetfulness, and weight gain. Symptoms of overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) can include irritability, nervousness, shaking, muscle weakness, sudden weight loss and sleeping problems.


If you are experiencing symptoms of thyroid dysfunction your PA, or other health care provider, can request a variety of lab tests to evaluate the situation.

 

For more information on overactive hyperthyroidism:

 

For more information on underactive hyperthyroidism:


 

MAPA February 2020 PSA

 

February is National Children's Dental Health Month

Even though tooth decay has been on the decline for the past 30 years, it is still one of the most common chronic diseases for children from age 6 to 19. Protect your children’s teeth by following these tips:

  • Have your children drink tap water that contains fluoride.

  • Avoid sugary foods and drinks especially between meals.

  • Make sure your children (over the age of 2) brush their teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.

  • For children younger than 6, watch them brush their teeth. Make sure they only use a pea-sized amount of toothpaste and always spit it out rather than swallowing it. Help your child brush until s/he has good brushing skills.

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that your child visit a dentist for an initial check-up by the time they are 1 year of age.

 

Here are some helpful resources


 

MAPA March 2020 PSA


March is National Nutrition Awareness Month

MAPA cares about you and your families nutrition and encourages you to speak with your health care provider and review the following resources.
Learning to read nutrition labels is important and certainly wasn’t taught to most of us in school.  Here are two excellent resources:

 

Many people don’t consider water when they think about nutrition.  Here are some resources that explain the importance of hydration:

 



MAPA April 2020 PSA


April 24th is World Meningitis Day

Dedicated to raising awareness of meningitis and underscoring the importance of prevention through vaccination. The CDC recommends meningococcal vaccination for all preteens and teens. In certain situations, CDC also recommends other children and adults get a meningococcal vaccine.


 

Get Involved!

 

 

 

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December_2019_HAND_WASHING_PSA_30.mp3 MP3 (1.14 MB) Administration 12/3/2019
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November_2019_DIABETES_PSA_60_SEC.mp3 MP3 (2.29 MB) Administration 11/11/2019
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August_2019_BREASTFEEDING_PSA_60_SEC.mp3 MP3 (2.32 MB) Administration 8/5/2019
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July_2019_PARKS_AND_REC_PSA_15.mp3 MP3 (590.27 KB) Administration 7/2/2019
June_2019_MAPA_BRAIN_HEALTH_PSA_60_SEC.mp3 MP3 (2.29 MB) Administration 6/3/2019
June_2019_MAPA_BRAIN_HEALTH_PSA_30_SEC.mp3 MP3 (1.14 MB) Administration 6/3/2019
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