With speed and efficiency, two promising vaccines have been developed and approved by the FDA under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). These vaccines have shown high efficacy rates in clinical...Read More
SUMMARIZED INFORMATION REGARDING CORONAVIRUS 19 (COVID 19) Updated 3/15/2020 HISTORY Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common in people as well as animals Animal viruses, at...Read More
On February 25, 2020 the Centers for Disease Prevention (CDC) issued an alert in regard to the Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. The spread of COVID-19 is thought to occur mostly from person-to pers...Read More
According to a study conducted by the American Cancer Society, at least 42 percent of newly diagnosed cancers in the US, which translates to about 750,000 cases in 2020, are potentially avoidable. Thi...Read More
February is American Heart Month, a federally designated event, made possible by President Lyndon B. Johnson by a proclamation in February of 1964. At that time, more than half the deaths in the U.S....Read More
If you or your loved one is one of the 42 percent of people over age 65 with a smartphone, you know that it can make your life easier, more entertaining, and sometimes even healthier. The following li...Read More
Published Date: 10 – 11 – 2019
As the weather becomes cooler and the leaves start to change, many of us in healthcare start thinking about the flu. Influenza, or “the flu” is a respiratory illness caused by a virus that brings on a fever, dry cough, sore throat, muscle aches, tiredness, and headache. Read more.
Published Date: 10 – 01 – 2019
National PA Week recognizes the PA profession and its contributions to the nation’s health. Physician assistants work in collaboration with licensed physicians to provide medical care to patients. Read More.
Published Date: 09 – 03 – 2019
The ACPA has information, resources, videos and tools to help you better understand and communicate with your healthcare team. Read More.
Published Date: 08 – 01 – 2019
Contact lens health week is celebrated in August. Here are tips to lower your chances of having any eye issues, including developing serious infections. Read More.
Published Date: 07 – 03 – 2019
Millions of Americans are living with viral hepatitis. Most don’t know it. The CDC has information about the ABCs of hepatitis. Read More.
Published Date: 06 – 01 – 2019
Be safe in the sun this summer. Learn about the damaging effects that too much UV radiation exposure can have on your skin. Plus finds tips to help you protect yourself from getting too much sun. Read More.
Published Date: 05 – 01 – 2019
Nurses play such an important role in healthcare. As healthcare continues to evolve, the authors of one NIH study note that “…because of their role, their education, and the respect they have earned, <nurses> are well positioned to contribute to and lead.” Read More.
Published Date: 04 – 02 – 2019
High blood pressure, depression, drinking too much, overeating…uncontrolled stress can lead to a variety of ailments and unhealthy coping mechanisms. There are stress management tactics that can help. Learn More.
Published Date: 03 – 01 – 2019
Good nutrition is so important. As we celebrate National Nutrition Month, here’s a great website with information about how to eat well without breaking your budget. Read More.
Published Date: 02 – 05 – 2019
Healthy eating is so important to keep your heart healthy. Here are some important tips as we celebrate Heart Health Month. Read More.