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November is National Healthy Skin Month

Did you know your skin is the largest organ in your body? It regulates your body temperature and protects muscles, bones, and internal organs from outside infection and disease. But there is much more to your skin than that! Your skin accounts for 15% of your body weight and contains more than 11 miles of blood vessels. It also acts as a waterproof, insulating shield guarding your body against extreme temperature, damaging sunlight, and harmful chemicals. Here are some tips to keep your skin in great shape not only during National Healthy Skin Month but all year long: Wash your … Continue reading

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How does a young man turn his life around and get a fresh start?

by Linda K. Bourassa. At the early age of 9 years old, the young man of our story was lured into a gang. Gang life led him to criminal activity, trouble with the law and gunfire attacks on his family’s home. His distraught mother was able to get him relocated to another state to live with relatives in order to save his life. Sadly, his difficulties continued and he lived with an assortment of family friends, then in a series of unsuccessful placements with foster care and group homes. All that changed when he landed at Youth Villages here in … Continue reading

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Collecting Shoes and Clothes for Honduras

Help the people of Honduras. Donate lightly used shoes and summer clothes for Dr. Baker to take with him to Honduras this November. It’s a very warm climate, so clear out your summer closets! This November sees the return of Dr. Baker to Honduras on another mission trip. Dermatology Realm is collecting lightly used shoes and summer clothes for children and teens, and even for adults in the communities surrounding Trujillo, Honduras. All sizes are welcome and needed.  They are in a very warm climate, so clear out your summer closets! If you have some lightly used summer clothing or … Continue reading

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