March:  Patient Safety Awareness

March: Patient Safety Awareness

The month of March recognizes Patient Safety Awareness Week from the 12-18. Patient Safety Awareness Week is designed to align everyone, from patients to care providers, in regards to healthcare safety. It’s also intended to show the importance of improving patient...
Why Does My Back Hurt?

Why Does My Back Hurt?

It’s common to experience varying ailments as our bodies age, but one of the most prevalent issues that most adults will experience at some point in their lifetime is back pain. According to the Global Burden of Disease, lower back pain is the single leading cause of...
National Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month

Numerous times throughout the year, it’s common to see flyers or a pamphlet about local blood drives posted around town. Many times, you may pass them by without giving them a second look – but have you ever stopped to think about how important it is to donate blood?...
Don’t Forget — Wash Those Hands

Don’t Forget — Wash Those Hands

From a young age, most of us are taught the importance of washing our hands and how it can help keep ourselves and others healthy. This is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs. While there are numerous ways of staying...
Overeating:  How Your Body and Stomach Suffer

Overeating: How Your Body and Stomach Suffer

It’s that time of year again; families are coming together, holiday decorations are being hung and the most elaborate meals are being planned and prepared. While this is the happiest time of the year for many people, it’s also a time when people fear putting on “a few...