Summer Safety Month

June is Summer Safety Month! We wanted to take this opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of heat-related illnesses that could occur if precautionary steps are not followed. We advise everyone to stay hydrated and follow simple heat protection steps so that you may remain healthy.

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National Migraine & Headache Month

National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month is observed in June to recognize those in the headache and migraine communities who work to recognize headache disorder as a neurobiological disease.  Migraines impact forty million Americans, and one billion people around the world. Raising awareness of National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month encourages people with chronic headaches…

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Brain Injury Month

Brain injuries are fall-related damage to the brain through impact to the head or penetration of sharp objects. National Brain Injury Awareness Month raises awareness of the significant cause of brain injuries and eliminates the stigma for those with brain injuries.  There are two types of brain injuries; Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and Traumatic Brain…

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Patient Safety Awareness Month

Patient safety is a public health concern, as everyone interacts with the health care system. Every detail matters when it comes to providing the highest quality care that is safe and error-free. Patient Safety Awareness Week aims to acknowledge the steps needed to improve patient safety while recognizing the work already being done to protect…

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8th. It is a global holiday that celebrates the many achievements and contributions women have made. It is also a call to action for gender inequality within our society. Today we celebrate the many women who helped and continue to break down barriers to end gender bias…

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Honoring Social Work Month

March is Social Work Month, a time that recognizes the dedication and empathy social workers deliver while providing services to those in need. Social workers provide support to people of all backgrounds, in our communities. They guide us through the obstacles and help lift us out of the potholes. Social workers provide a voice for…

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Cancer Prevention Month

National Cancer Prevention Month is honored in February. Many things can increase your risk of getting cancer such as cigarette smoke, excessive alcohol, and overexposure to UV rays from the sun. Many of the greatest reductions in cancer morbidity and mortality have been achieved through the implementation of effective public education and policy initiatives. We…

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Tinnitus Awareness Week

Tinnitus Awareness Week is observed the first full week of February as a way to educate individuals of its causes, symptoms, and effects. Tinnitus is commonly referred to as a “ringing in the ears,” and is the perception of sound when there is no real noise. Most individuals state they experience the sound of buzzing,…

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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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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Cervical Cancer is when cancer cells arise in the cervix. According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 14,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer. January was declared Cervical Health Awareness Month to raise awareness and increase education in preventative methods such as regular screenings.  

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