Medical Myths: Debunked!

Medical Myths: Debunked!

1. Cracking your knuckles is bad for you. We always hear that cracking your knuckles is bad, but it turns out that it is relatively harmless. The “cracking” sound that you hear is actually bubbles in the synovial fluid bursting from the pressure. While cracking your knuckles will not harm you, remember to still be […]

Medicine in Native American Culture: Native American Heritage Day

Medicine in Native American Culture: Native American Heritage Day

History of Medicine in Native American Culture Symbolic Healing The Medicine Wheel Native Herbal Remedies Integrating Indigenous Healing Celebrating Native American Heritage Day Final Thought   Native American traditions throughout the American continent have always had an intriguing interest and understanding of medicine throughout history. In many ways, modern medicine has been widely influenced by […]

National Recycling Day 2022: The Importance of Recycling

National Recycling Day 2022: The Importance of Recycling

History of American Recycle Day Benefits of Recycling What You Can Do To Reduce Waste Recycle More, Recycle Right Save Energy By Recycling Recycling Creates More Jobs Final Thought   If you have ever looked at the landfills, you’ll see countless amounts of waste that pollute the surrounding neighborhoods and the Earth overall. If that […]

Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes Awareness Month

What is Diabetes? Types of Diabetes Diabetes Risk Factors Signs of Diabetes What’s Insulin? Final Thoughts What is Diabetes? November is National Diabetes Month, and this year we want to raise awareness for people living with diabetes. About 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes, and 1 in 5 people don’t even know they have it. […]

National Hospice & Palliative Care Month

National Hospice & Palliative Care Month

What Is Hospice Care? How Long Has Hospice Care Been Practiced In Healthcare? Who’s Involved in Hospice Care? What Does The Care Team Do? The Difference Between Hospice And Palliative Care What Does The Hospice Six-Month Requirement Mean? National Hospice & Palliative Care Month Final Thought   As many of us tend to associate November […]

What Do You Know About Dyslexia? Get All the Facts

What Do You Know About Dyslexia? Get All the Facts

What is Dyslexia? Symptoms of Dyslexia Causes Treatment Success Stories Final Thoughts What is Dyslexia? Dyslexia is a learning disorder that involves difficulty with reading and interpreting words. It can affect spelling, reading paces, reading comprehension, and writing. However, dyslexia is a learning disorder and there is no connection between dyslexia and overall intelligence. It […]

National Mammography Day: Fight Against Breast Cancer 

National Mammography Day: Fight Against Breast Cancer 

What Is A Mammogram? Where Breast Cancer Starts Symptoms Of Breast Cancer Preparing For A Mammogram What To Tell Your Technologist? What To Expect When Getting A Screening Mammogram? What To Expect When Getting A Diagnostic Mammogram? Why Do We Need National Mammography Day 2022 Final Thought   As October is known as Breast Cancer […]

Knowing the Facts of Breast Cancer

Knowing the Facts of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness What is Breast Cancer? Symptoms and Signs of Breast Cancer Types of Breast Cancer Risk Factors Breast Self-Exam Mammogram Facts Final Thoughts Breast Cancer Awareness October has been recognized as breast cancer awareness month since 1985, when former First Lady, Betty Ford, was a breast cancer survivor herself. She wanted to launch […]

Making Mental Health and Well-being for All a Global Priority

Making Mental Health and Well-being for All a Global Priority

World Mental Health Day Benefits of Taking Mental Health Day Mental Health Do’s and Don’ts Organizations Hotlines Related Blog Posts World Mental Health Day World Mental health Day is celebrated every year on the 10th of October. This day is dedicated to raising awareness and bringing support to mental health issues. Covid-19 has created a […]

What is ADHD?

What is ADHD?

What is ADHD? Types of ADHD Symptoms of ADHD Causes Treatments Final Thoughts What is ADHD? ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is a chronic condition that includes attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. It is one of the most common neurodevelopmental childhood disorders. Once diagnosed with ADHD it usually goes into adulthood but […]