We kicked off September on the blog acknowledging Food Safety Month—of course, while it’s important to make sure your food is safe to consume, it’s also important to make sure that the foods you eat are playing their role in keeping you safe and healthy as well. And, when it comes to cholesterol, that can be … Continue reading “Keep your heart healthy – learn about cholesterol during Cholesterol Education Month!”

September 13 is World Sepsis Day

Posted on September 12, 2015 by admin

Most common infections are easily treated—think of the common cold, flu, or even pneumonia. However, sometimes complications arise from these illnesses—sepsis, and the more severe form, septic shock, are one such potentially life threatening complication of such infections. World Sepsis Day is tomorrow, September 13th–one in four people who contract sepsis will die [1], and others have … Continue reading “September 13 is World Sepsis Day”

TW: Suicide   Fact: Asking someone if they are contemplating suicide will not make it more likely that they will act on these thoughts.   Fact: Suicide can be preventable if the right steps are taken.   Fact: Those who have lost a friend or family member to suicide want the same support as anyone who has experienced … Continue reading “World Suicide Prevention Day: What you need to know about suicide”