National Doctors’ Day

National Doctors' Day

Today is National Doctors’ Day and we want to celebrate every physician that makes the choice to put their patients first. Becoming a doctor in any medical field is no easy feat by any means. It is intense and requires a great deal of time, knowledge, experience, dedication, and compassion. 1st celebrated on March 30th,…

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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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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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National Healthy Weight Week

It is National Healthy Weight Week!  This week is aimed to reinforce healthy eating habits and living a healthy lifestyle as an alternative to dieting and diet culture. Some useful tools to help establish healthy relationships with food, a positive body image, and approaches to improving healthy eating habits are: Adding fruits and vegetables to…

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National Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month is recognized every January for nearly 50 years to remind others about the life-saving impact of blood and platelet donors. According to America’s Blood Center, 31,000 pints of blood are used every day. January is one of the most difficult times to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients. Make a…

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Home Care Aide Week

Home Care Aide Week is honored during the second full week of November. We take this time to recognize the contributions that home care aides make in providing personal care services to their patients.  

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