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April is National Youth Sports Safety Awareness

Spring is here and that means you can’t let your guard down to ensure you can prevent youth sports injuries Springtime is a time when children finally get to play outside as temperatures warm up and everyone gets to enjoy longer days than in the winter. Consequently, as more sports and outdoors activities spike during […]

March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) affects over 2.5 million children and adults in the US, while almost one million more are affected by Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) During the month of March, Americans need to be conscious of the safety precautions, research and treatment options for brain injuries (both TBI and ABI). Sports play a major […]

Creating Awareness for Heart Disease is Everyone’s Job

February is the designated American Heart Disease Awareness Month Heart disease is an indiscriminate assassin in our society. In fact, it ranks number one in leading causes for death in the United States. The culprit goes beyond unhealthy diets and genetical predisposition. The busy lifestyle of many individuals and their families often leads to stagnant […]

January is CTE Awareness Month

CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) is a condition endured by many athletes and individuals who have suffered accidental brain trauma–including concussions As the New Year 2018 starts, a number of us have made resolutions to live a better life, both at work and in our personal lives. Living a healthier life is often one of the […]

November is American Diabetes Month

Diabetes is a condition that affects over 30 million Americans (that is, almost 10% of the population), along with another 85 million people who have pre-diabetic symptoms that may eventually become full-blown diabetes According to the CDC, diabetes continues to grow and awareness is the first step in helping prevent or manage this disease. Diabetes […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month—Here’s How You Can Learn More About This Disease

Breast Cancer is estimated to affect one in every eight women in the US through their adult lifetime—and more than 250,000 new cases are diagnosed every year Breast Cancer, when caught early, has a high level of treatment and recovery. Modern medical technologies and knowledge have been able to reduce the mortality rate considerably, but […]