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Birth Control & Telehealth at the UHC Women’s Clinic

It is no secret among obstetricians and labor and delivery nursing staff that nine months after an unexpected period of forced isolation there is a surge in births.

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Interpersonal Violence and COVID-19

While we adjust to COVID-19, public health officials have repeatedly issued the same important message: stay at home. Staying home and limiting contact with others reduces the likelihood of spreading COVID-19. This is especially important for vulnerable populations.

But what if home isn’t a safe place to be?

What about people who must shelter in place at home with an abusive partner?

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How to Help Friends & Family Members Who Aren’t Social Distancing

Your Actions Matter!  Once your needs have been met, you may be looking to help support those around you.  Check out these helpful tips when talking to others about the importance of social distancing.

3 strategies you can use: Direct, Distract, Delegate
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National Nutrition Month: 15 Minute Recipes – One Pan Taco Skillet

Everyone should have a collection of nutritious, tasty recipes that can be prepared in a pinch. Every Monday during March – National Nutrition Month – we’ll feature one recipe per week that can be prepared in under 15 minutes.

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Social Distancing While Shopping

One common challenge we share during social distancing is how to get the food that we need to feel our best. A nutritious diet supports physical and mental well-being.

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Mentally Conquer Social Distancing!

This  article has been adapted from SAMSHA’s Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During An Infectious Outbreak

These are unprecedented times for everyone, so it’s understandable to be struggling with some stressful feelings. You might have anxiety, worry or fear related to many things, including your own health and that of your loved ones, being isolated for long periods of time, maintaining financial stability, securing groceries and other necessities, and the uncertainty of how long this is going to last before life can return to normal.

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National Nutrition Month: 15 Minute Recipes – Black Bean & Veggie Quesadilla

Everyone should have a collection of nutritious, tasty recipes that can be prepared in a pinch. Every Monday during March – National Nutrition Month – we’ll feature one recipe per week that can be prepared in under 15 minutes.

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National Nutrition Month: 15 Minute Recipes – Peanut Noodles with Edamame

Everyone should have a collection of nutritious, tasty recipes that can be prepared in a pinch. Every Monday during March – National Nutrition Month – we’ll feature one recipe per week that can be prepared in under 15 minutes.

Continue reading “National Nutrition Month: 15 Minute Recipes – Peanut Noodles with Edamame”

Resist Xenophobia: Fight the Impact of COVID-19 with Empathy and Compassion

“Fear and anxiety can lead to social stigma which may arise when people associate a specific illness with a population or nationality, despite the fact that not everyone in that population is at increased risk of having the illness. This virus knows no geopolitical boundaries.” – American College Health Association, 2020

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