Tinnitus Awareness Week

Tinnitus, commonly referred to as “ringing in the ears” affects 15 – 20 percent of people. Tinnitus is usually caused by an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, an ear injury, or a problem with the circulatory system. Tinnitus Awareness Week is observed during the first full week of February to educate others on…

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Health and Wellness

February marks Black History Month, a time to honor achievements by Black Americans and their role in US history. This year’s theme is Black Health and Wellness to recognize the legacy of scholars and medical practitioners. Black Health and Wellness not only includes one’s physical body but also emotional and mental health. This month, we…

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National Handwashing Awareness Week

Clean hands prevent sickness. Washing hands can keep you healthy and prevent the spread of respiratory and diarrheal infections from one person to the next. Remember to wash your hands: Before and after eating After using the bathroom Before and after treating a cut or wound Before and after caring for someone sick After blowing…

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Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that inflames the digestive tract and leads to abdominal pain, weight loss, and malnutrition. Ulcerative Colitis is also an inflammatory bowel disease but it causes inflammation and ulcers in the digestive tract. While many individuals have heard of Crohn’s and colitis, many do not fully…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both American men and women. Smoking is the most common cause of lung cancer. Other risk factors for lung cancer include being exposed to secondhand smoke, having a family history of lung cancer, and being treated with radiation therapy to the chest. Let’s take time…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer and show our support for everyone affected by it. Let’s take this time to remind our loved ones about early detection methods so they can stay on top of their health.

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