National Handwashing Awareness Week is December 3-9. This time of year, it seems like there are so many people that we know who are sick.  They may be sneezing, coughing, and blowing their nose.  Guess where all those germs end up most of the time?  In their hands.  Germy handsContinue Reading

Beef Orange Stir Fry Ingredients: 1 Tbsp cornstarch 1/4 C cold water 1/4 C orange juice 1 Tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce 1/2 tsp sesame oil Dash red pepper flakes 1/2 lbs boneless beef sirloin steak, cut in strips 2 tsp canola oil, divided 3 C frozen sugar snap pea stir-fryContinue Reading

It is that time of year again! Many of us forget what the holiday season is really about as we get sucked into the hustle and bustle. It is always important to take care of yourself in the midst of trying to get each thing done. Here are some tipsContinue Reading

No matter how long or how much a person has used tobacco, quitting will help them get healthier. Each year, the third Thursday of November is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. This day is meant to support people to quit using tobacco and start the journey toward aContinue Reading

November is National Diabetes Month. A theme for this year is “Take charge of tomorrow: preventing diabetes health problems”. Diabetes is a long lasting disease. It affects how your body turns food into energy. When you have diabetes, the body either doesn’t make enough insulin or doesn’t use it theContinue Reading

Gnocchi Skillet With Chicken Sausage & Tomatoes Ready in 15 minutes.  Serves 4. Note:  Ad more veggies, if you’d like! Ingredients: 1 pound frozen or shelf-stable gnocchi 1 Tbsp olive oil Salt & Pepper—to taste 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes sliced in half lengthwise 9 ounces cooked chicken sausageContinue Reading

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  This is a time to notice the victims, survivors, family members, and loved ones of those affected by domestic violence.  Domestic violence touches all communities and can affect any one person. On average: Nearly 24 people are victims of physical abuse by an intimateContinue Reading

October 22 – 28 is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. This year’s theme is “Together, we can prevent lead exposure!” Get the Facts: Lead exposure is bad for everyone. However, it is especially an issue in children who are more vulnerable. There is no safe blood lead level. There areContinue Reading

Nationwide, the month of October has two awareness topics. One is focused on depression and the other on mental illness. Four Corners is offering education events that support your mental and physical well-being. Mental health stigma gets in the way of people accepting the help and treatment they need. ItContinue Reading