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Red heart with a stethoscope and the words "February is Heart Health Month"

February is National Heart Month

February is National Heart MonthBy Michelle Clapham, RN, MSN, APRN (retir.)Originally designated in February 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson3, National Heart Month provides the opportunity for people to focus on ways to improve their heart health.
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The Y: More Than a Fitness Center

In a world that often feels fast-paced and disconnected, finding a sense of community can be a transformative experience. The Akron Area YMCA, with its rich history and commitment to building a stronger, healthier community, stands out as a beacon of togetherness. In this blog, we'll explore how the YMCA goes beyond being a fitness center;
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Josh and Nicole Collins

Partner Up to Slim Down

Partner Up to Slim Down Josh and Nicole Collins After battling with their weight and starting and stopping various short-term fixes, Nicole and Josh Collins decided to get serious.  That was in September 20
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Impact of Safety Around Water

Drowning Prevention: The Lifesaving Impact of the Safety Around Water Program at the Akron Area YMCA Drowning remains one of the leading causes of unintentional injury-related deaths, especially among children. To combat this alarming statistic, the Akron Area YMCA has been leading the charge with its innovative and impactful Safety Around Water program.
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