World Autism Awareness Day 2019 Today we would like to take some time with this post to acknowledge and raise awareness that it is World Autism Awareness Day. Autism is a wide range of neurological disorders that affect about 1 in 90 births. Continue reading to learn more about autism and how awareness can be […]
Today is April Fool’s Day! April 1st marks a day of many things. This is the unofficial start of Spring, and more commonly, April Fool’s Day! Traditionally people play pranks or jokes on one another which we hope aren’t harmful! Continue reading to learn more about the history and traditions of April Fool’s Day.
World Down Syndrome Day There are over 6,00 babies born every year that have Down syndrome. That equates to roughly 1 in 690 babies having this mutation. Today we want to raise awareness for those who have been diagnosed with Down syndrome. Continue reading more about Down Syndrome.
Spring Equinox – Today is the First Day of Spring Today marks the first day of Spring, and with that comes a slew of emotions and happiness for what this means. Spring marks the time in the calendar where the sun shines for a longer period of time every day, until the Summer Solstice. Continue […]
National Certified Nurses Day 2019 Today is National Certified Nurses Day. We would like to take today to show our appreciation for those who choose nursing as their career, and their life path. Nurses devote their lives to caring for those that are sick, in need of help, and need daily care. Nurses are the […]
Flu Season is Still Largely Affecting People Chances are that know someone or multiple people who have been affected by this year’s flu, or maybe you happened to have had the flu. Over 26 million people have already gotten the flu this season, and the number is expected to be higher by the end of […]
International Women’s Day 2019 – A Nod To Women in the Sciences Today is International Women’s Day and we would like to take a look back at the women in the sciences who have made technological strides, and provided a space for women to cultivate their scientific interests. The STEM field has long been dominated […]
Is 52 Too Young for a Stroke? Recently, teen idol Luke Perry died from a stroke at the age of 52. Perry was an American actor from the famous TV Series Beverly Hills, 90210. This has quite a few individuals puzzled thinking that 52 is too young for a stroke, but is it? A stroke is an […]
March is National Endometriosis Awareness Month About 1 in 10 women will have endometriosis in their lifetime, with the severity depending on how it will affect her life. As common as endometriosis is, there are high chances are that you likely know someone or maybe even multiple women that have suffered or continue to suffer […]
Rare Disease Day – Bringing Awareness to Little Known Ailments Today is rare disease day. Did you know that rare diseases account for about 25 million cases of people in the United States? Chances are you know someone who has had one of these diseases because there is about 7,000 types of diseases that one […]