Spring Cleaning Out the Kitchen

Spring is here, with its cool dewy mornings and warm sunny afternoons, it’s the perfect time to start that deep cleaning. Perhaps you’re planning to clean out your closets, organize your desk or wipe down some baseboards, but the kitchen is one of the most important spaces to deep clean.  

The kitchen is the heart of the home; it’s used by all family members, and many of us spend a great deal of our time there. Having a clean and well-organized kitchen not only feels good, but it’s also easier to work in and it’s safer when it comes to the foods we eat. Below you’ll find some tips for cleaning and organizing your kitchen spaces.

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The Basics of COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a disease of the lungs that makes breathing difficult. Most cases are caused by smoking. Exposure to the toxins in cigarettes cause permanent damage to the lining of the lungs. Types of COPD include emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

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Mental Health and the Holiday Season

The winter holiday season can be a joyous time, but it can also be a time of heightened emotional stress and triggers for challenges related to mental health, substance use and grief. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in five adults lives with a mental health condition, and 17 million U.S. adults with mental illness were also experiencing a substance use disorder, according to the 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

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