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Surviving grief during holidays

The holiday season can be a difficult time for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, for those who suffer from depression and similar disorders or general feelings of loneliness. Memories of the death of a loved one often return to the surface during the holiday season and the absence of comfort and sense of togetherness ...Full Article

Health Dept. inspections: Nov. 11-21

The Garland Health Dept. conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing ...Full Article

Decrease stress for a happier holiday season

Holiday stress comes in many forms including pressure to spend money, make the perfect meal and buy the perfect gifts. Avoiding stress can be difficult. Other people, magazine articles ...Full Article

Holidays bring home fire risks

The holiday season is a time for family festivities but it is also a time when there is an increased risk of home fires. According to the Garland Fire ...Full Article

It’s time to get flu shots

Flu season has started and getting a vaccination shot now could save you from the misery of getting the disease!  The Center for Disease Control recommends an annual flu ...Full Article

November: American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month and a good time to learn more about this widespread disease. Estimates predict that one-third of American adults will have the disease in 2050 ...Full Article

NFPA offers Thanksgiving safety tips

Thanksgiving is approaching quickly so the National Fire Prevention Association has offered safety tips for inside cooking and turkey frying:   Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking ...Full Article

Health Dept. inspections: Nov. 4-11

The Garland Health Dept. conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing ...Full Article

Health Dept. inspections: Oct. 31 – Nov. 4

The Garland Health Dept. conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing ...Full Article

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to share facts and statistics about the disease. The chance that a woman in the United States will develop ...Full Article
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