Stock Up! How Prepared is your First Aid Kit?

Posted on August 30, 2016 by kerri

Back in January, I was cutting the bottom out of a shoebox when instead of cutting the , and got my mom to fish it out. Then an hour and a half later after no real reprieve from the bleeding and gauze I was replacing every 10 minutes, I gave in and went to the hospital.Three stitches later in the emergency department, it was only a few days later that we had a real first aid kit in the house.

World Lupus Day: Jennifer and Pauline's Stories

Posted on May 7, 2015 by admin

In the spirit of World Lupus Day, I reached out to my friends at #LupusChat on Twitter to connect with people living with lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease, which manifests differently for different people—a key aspect of lupus is inflammation that can affect not only joints and skin, but also the heart, kidneys, lungs, and even the … Continue reading “World Lupus Day: Jennifer and Pauline's Stories”

NCADD announces this year’s Alcohol Awareness Month theme which is “For the Health of It: Early Education on Alcoholism and Addiction.” It is a fact that the key to family recovery, personal recovery and community change is alcohol awareness. NCADD or also known as National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. has 29 years … Continue reading “NCADD announces the 2015 NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month Theme- “For the Health of it: Early Education on Alcoholism and Addiction”

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on March 12, 2015 by admin

Globally, cancer of the rectum and cancer is known to the fourth leading cause of cancer in women and third leading cause in men. The colorectal cancer frequency varies all over the world. This life threatening disease is common in Western world and is said to be rare in Africa and Asia. The incidence of developing colorectal cancer … Continue reading “National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month”

Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual education and awareness campaign for health care safety. What gift are you going to give your loved one’s this Patient Safety Awareness Week? The goal of the campaign is to educate and increase awareness of improved patient safety on the local level. Every year, worldwide health care organizations participate in the … Continue reading “Give a gift to you loved One’s this Patient Safety Awareness Week”

Identity Doctor celebrates Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week on February 13-19, 2015. When people hear the term “Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy”, what is the first thing that comes on their mind? According to some researches, DMD or also known as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a genetic disorder that is being characterized by progressive muscle weakness and … Continue reading “Identity Doctor Celebrates Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week”

Tips for Living Safely with a Pacemaker

Posted on January 19, 2015 by admin

After having a pacemaker procedure, you might find yourself wondering what precautions you should take to ensure safety for your device. While the pacemaker surgery is a relatively quick and low-risk procedure, you’ll need to use long-term practices to ensure the optimal function and safety of your implant. Here are a few tips to remember … Continue reading “Tips for Living Safely with a Pacemaker”