The Annual Memorial Day Parade will start at Upland Baptist Church on Monday, May 29th 2017 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude at the War Memorial located at Bristol Lord Field (6th & Main Streets).    The annual Memorial Day Picnic sponsored by Resurrection Life Church and Upland Baptist Church will be held in Bristol Lord Field at 6th & Main Streets following the Memorial Day Parade (11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.). Join us for FREE hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, baked beans, chips, drinks, desserts and face painting.

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Improving Your Health with Chronic Illness Management

117 million Americans have one or more chronic health conditions. Chronic illness management can help prevent complications, reduce unnecessary trips to the emergency room, and ensure a better quality of life for the patient. The approach requires patients to be proactive with their care and develop a strong rapport with their doctor.

When It Feels Like the World Is Ending: Dealing with Panic Attacks

Panic attacks cause intense fear, anxiety, and a sense of doom. While the physical symptoms are uncomfortable, they won’t cause any lasting harm. Strategies like mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy can help reduce panic attack frequency and intensity.

Depression and Pregnancy: Here’s What Women Need to Know

For most women, the joy of becoming a mother makes pregnancy a time of excitement and optimism. However, for others, pregnancy can become a significant burden; approximately 10 percent of pregnant women suffer from depression.

Drinking Two Sweetened Drinks Per Day Increases Diabetes Risk

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who enjoys sugary beverages on a regular basis, you’re putting yourself at increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Drinking two sweetened beverages per day nearly doubles your risk for this deadly disease – and it doesn’t matter if those drinks are sweetened with sugar or an artificial sweetener such as aspartame.

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What Do You Know About Fats?

Fat is one of the three main components of food, along with carbohydrates and protein. It’s important to a healthy diet—but only in modest amounts. Not all types of fat are healthy. Find out more about fat by taking the following quiz.

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