World Health Day celebrates the founding of the WHO ( World Health Organisation). On April 7Th 1948. Each year this day highlights an important health related issue. In 2013 World Health Day highlighted blood pressure, in 2014 World Health Day highlights issues with vector borne diseases. World Malaria Day celebrates the occasion when 44 African … Continue reading “Why is World Health Day & World Malaria Day Important”

Public Health Week and Health-Care Volunteer Week

Posted on April 4, 2014 by admin

One of the most important things that people never seem to know enough about is their health. Simple education can provide people not only with better understanding, but with skills that can better equip them to notice symptoms that could point to a serious condition. With enough knowledge, we can prevent illnesses from spreading, and … Continue reading “Public Health Week and Health-Care Volunteer Week”

Any food we eat will pass through our oesophagus and into the complex set of tissues and tubes known as the digestive system. It is within this digestive system that the colon exists and a patient that contracts colon cancer is likely to be someone that has a health history or a risk factor that … Continue reading “Living with Colon Cancer: What You Need to Know and What You Need to Do”

March Is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Posted on March 16, 2014 by admin

For as long as people have struggled with developmental disabilities, others have struggled with accepting them and understanding how to help them. In March of every year the country gives recognition to those struggling with developmental disabilities. As part of the 2014 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, non-profit organizations such as The Arc, are organizing a … Continue reading “March Is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month”

How to Ace Your MS Medical Alert ID Engraving

Posted on March 10, 2014 by admin

Wearing a fashionable piece of medical alert jewelry to inform healthcare providers that you have Multiple Sclerosis can be a life-saving decision.  Health care providers and first responders are well versed in what to look for in emergency situations with the help of a few short phrases. You can ace your Multiple Sclerosis Medical Alert … Continue reading “How to Ace Your MS Medical Alert ID Engraving”

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

Posted on March 7, 2014 by admin

National Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual event that seeks to inform and educate both patients and healthcare providers on ways to improve treatment efficiency, prevent recurrence…