New Virus in China: What You Need to Know

New Virus in China: What You Need to Know

New Virus in China: What You Need to Know Lately in the news there has been reporting that there is a new virus in China. The news can be a scary, but also an informative place. Soma has rounded up information from a few different publications to report to you what you need to know. […]

Martin Luther King Jr Day 2020

Martin Luther King Jr Day 2020

Martin Luther King Jr Day 2020 Today is Martin Luther King Jr Day. This falls on the third Monday of every January. Click to read about MLK’s biography, and why we celebrate this day.

The New Rules to Halloween Fun – Teal Pumpkin Project

The New Rules to Halloween Fun – Teal Pumpkin Project

The New Rules to Halloween Fun Today is one of the scariest and funnest days of the year! We have compiled a list of the new halloween rules for fun! Over the last few years there have been some issues that have been raised with solutions for kids who have varying needs. The Teal Pumpkin […]

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Introduction Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 October is the month for many different types of health awareness holidays such as breast cancer, healthy lung month, Down Syndrome and Mental Health Awareness Week 2019. The general social rule for talking about mental health disorders to anyone is to only present the facts and to be very […]

What Information is Available on Breast Cancer Staging?

What Information is Available on Breast Cancer Staging?

What Information is Available on Breast Cancer Staging? October is the time when people start putting out halloween decorations like skulls, and witches. But this month is when there is something scarier: breast cancer. And unfortunately, this disease does not get any rewards for scaring people.  About 1 in 8 women will get breast cancer. […]

Childhood Obesity Prevention: Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Childhood Obesity Prevention: Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Childhood Obesity Prevention: Childhood Obesity Awareness Month In the past decade, childhood obesity has become listed as an epidemic in the United States. This begs the question of how as a country can childhood obesity prevention be achieved? While we know that obesity is a very controllable condition, it is still a very rampant issue. […]

Should I Get a Flu Shot? – Spoiler Alert Yes!

Should I Get a Flu Shot? – Spoiler Alert Yes!

Should I Get a Flu Shot? – Spoiler Alert Yes As summer is winding down, and schools are back in session, we have the cyclical medical trend coming back – the ever-present – should I get a flu shot? You already know that the answer is an unequivocal, absolutely! There is usually no harm in […]

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month – Breastfeeding Tips

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month – Breastfeeding Tips

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month because it corresponds with the summertime being when most babies happen to be born. And when there are many babies being born, there is a heightened interest in breastfeeding. As humans are mammals, we lactate and can feed our young through our own made supply […]

What is Happening with the Eye Drop Recall?

What is Happening with the Eye Drop Recall?

What is Happening with the Eye Drop Recall? A few days ago, multiple news outlets published that there is a massive recall on eye drops from the brand Equate. This recall affects certain eye drops with expiration dates of 2019 to 2022. Read more to find out about what eye drops do and why these […]

What is the Deal With Sunscreen Anyway?

What is the Deal With Sunscreen Anyway?

What is the Deal With Sunscreen Anyway? We have been told for the last 35 years or so that the sun’s UV rays are dangerous to the human body. These rays will penetrate our skin and lead us to different medical conditions such as sun poisoning, dehydration, heat stroke, and skin cancer. Keep reading to […]