There are many family fun activities for kids of all ages.
1. Visit historic sites of the Civil Rights Movement
see http://fun.familyeducation.com/slideshow/black-history-month/49026.html - and where you can find a location near you https://www.teachervision.com/black-history-month/activity/4542.html
2. Read biographies of famous African Americans - Here is a list of 100 Famous Black Americans
3. Learn about Kwanzaa, Juneteenth, and Martin Luther King Jr Day.
4.Learn about Black Colleges and Universities
- Category: Building Health
- Published: 05 February 2016
- Written by Dale Peterson, M.D.
By Dale Petersen MD -
Among other things February is American heart month. The first week is designated National Women’s Heart Week. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women, with one out of four women dying of heart disease.
Heart attacks are the most common type of heart disease. A heart attack occurs when an artery supplying blood to the heart becomes blocks. The area of the heart muscle supplied by the artery will die if blood flow is not restored quickly. Best results are obtained if the blockage is cleared within 2 hours.
I have seen many articles suggesting that heart attack symptoms are different in women than in men, yet when the symptoms are listed they are virtually the same in both sexes. I believe that the reason heart attacks are missed in women is that the symptoms are more likely to be ignored or attributed to another cause.
A recent Harris Poll showed favorites and that where you live, your age and gender impacts your comfort food choce: