Breast cancer is by far the most common cancer in women worldwide, both in developed and developing countries. In low- and middle-income countries the incidence has been rising up steadily in the last years due to an increase in life expectancy, increased urbanization, and adoption of western lifestyles. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is honored every…

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As health care improves, the population of older people is growing. Their needs are also growing, as are their contributions to the world. This year’s theme for International Day of Elder Persons is “Year of the Nurse and Midwife.” We take today to highlight the role of healthcare works contributing to the health of the…

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September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. Children, young adults, and older Americans can have high cholesterol. The good news is that people can prevent heart disease by controlling those risk factors that can be modified. By…

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Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, yet, 2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their countries. Join us in honoring World Alzheimer’s Month to raise awareness and challenges the stigma that…

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Some states have begun to opening parks and some have even lifted all stay at home bans. With summer approaching, the opening of parks is great, but we must recognize that the COVID-19 pandemic is not over. Here are the Dos and Don’ts that is recommended: Every state has different guidelines, always follow your state…

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This week we recognize all the nursing assistants who have dedicated their lives to the well being of others. Nursing Assistants are key players in the lives of the people in their care and they deserve a sincere “Thank You” and recognition for their efforts and bravery during this global emergency.Thank you to our healthcare…

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Join us in celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week. Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Handwashing is a win for everyone, except…

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