Stroke Awareness Month is about to come to a close, but that is no reason to forget the lessons it teaches us. According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, almost 800,000 people in America have a stroke each year.

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest MO was awarded a $4,000 stipend from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) for improving employee health through worksite wellness programs.

Walking helps control blood sugar. decrease risk for heart disease. help prevent osteoporosis, boost your immune system, help control weight, improve circulation, help breathing, combat depression, give you more energy, help manage arthritis.