New Year’s Resolutions: Are Your Goals Achievable?

New Year’s Resolutions: Are Your Goals Achievable?

Every year people make resolutions to ring at the start of a new year. Many make goals like working out more, eating better, losing weight, etc. but did you know that most people give up on their resolutions after 3 to 4 weeks? Many people make the same common resolutions without clear goals, which results […]

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 […]

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 […]

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day History of Women’s Health Fitness Health Fun Facts Final Thoughts National Women’s Health and Fitness Day National Women’s Health and Fitness Day is celebrated on the last Wednesday of September every year, this year it falls on September 28th. This day was established in 2002 in order to promote […]

Recognizing Blood Cancer Awareness Month 

Recognizing Blood Cancer Awareness Month 

What Is Blood Cancer And What Causes It? Different Types Of Blood Cancer Blood Cancer Symptoms Diagnosis and Treatment Is Blood Cancer Curable? Every Minute Counts Final Thought   Did you know that September is know as Blood Cancer Awareness Month? Blood cancers include leukemias, lymphomas and multiple myeloma. Together these account for approximately 180,000 […]

The Importance of Breastfeeding

The Importance of Breastfeeding

The Importance of Breast Feeding Advantages to Breastfeeding Disadvantages to Breastfeeding Bottle Feeding Support Systems The Importance of Breast Feeding August first through the seventh is National Breastfeeding Week. This is celebrated across the world to raise awareness about the advantages of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is an important role for every parent and their children. While […]

Heat Stroke Prevention

Heat Stroke Prevention

What is Heat Stroke? Causes of Heat Stroke Symptoms Risk Factors Prevention How to Help What is Heat Stroke? Summer is a fun time full of beach trips, grilling, and enjoying the warm weather. But with summer in full swing, you might also want to be mindful of some of the dangers extreme heat can […]

Celebrating Pride Month and LGBTQ+ Communities

Celebrating Pride Month and LGBTQ+ Communities

What is Pride Month and why is it celebrated? History of Pride Month Meaning behind the Pride Flag What does each letter of LGBTQ+ mean? Breaking stigmatized barriers How can businesses support LGBTQ+ Pride (year-round) Final Thought   As you may know, Pride Month is celebrated in June in the United States and elsewhere around […]

Trauma Survivors Day: Understanding the Impact of Trauma

Trauma Survivors Day: Understanding the Impact of Trauma

What Is Trauma And How Does It Affect Mental Health? The Different Types Of Traumas Examples Of Potential Traumatic Events And Experiences How Does Trauma Effect Physical Health? What Is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? The Stigmatization Of Trauma Types Of Stigmas Trauma Survivors Day The Importance Of Healing And Resilience Treatments and Resources Final Thought […]

What are STD’s? Why You Should Care

What are STD’s? Why You Should Care

History of STDs What’s an STD? What’s an STI? What’s the Difference? How to Know if You Have an STD Getting Tested What Happens if I Have an STD/STI? How to Prevent STDs STD and STI stigma History of STD’s Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) have been around since the start of mankind. New studies and […]