All posts by Jeanie Alter

Our Words have Power

Our Words have Power By:  Jeanie Alter, ASHA Executive Director Each year, Merriam-Webster scours the English language and considers additions to the iconic dictionary.  Most recent additions include “swole” and “buzzy”.  This is an indicator of how language changes and the importance of staying current.  As such, ASHA wants to encourage all school health professionalsREAD MORE >>

Valentine’s Day Top 10 List

Valentine’s Day is the time of year that we are bombarded with overpriced roses, conversation hearts, and boxes of chocolate the size of luggage.  When I was a Resident Assistant in my dorm, I held a program on Valentine’s Day for those of us who were uncoupled.  We would go out to dinner as aREAD MORE >>