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May is Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States. Take the time to learn more about hepatitis and the resources you can use all year round to support education and prevention. What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is swelling, and inflammation of the liver caused by immune cells attacking the liver, liver damage from alcohol or poison,… Read More »
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February is American Heart Month, and you might have seen heart health information from all kinds of sources on social media. But once Heart Month has passed, where do you turn if you need to find information about keeping your heart healthy? Or learn what it means if your doctor orders an EKG? Or learn… Read More »
The news comes and goes quickly. Health news is no different and it’s important to develop strategies and resources to learn more beyond the headlines. Continue to learn about some of 2018’s big health stories that will continue to impact 2019 with these resources. Natural Disasters and Emergencies-The Camp Fire in Northern California was the… Read More »
Public Health is a broad set of actions that promote wellness, but a lot of people don’t understand what public health does for us. Can graphic medicine (comics and graphic novels with health, wellness and disease themes) help us better understand public health? Spoiler Alert: the answer is yes! Here are a few examples… Read More »
It’s that time of year again, the wind turns cold, the leaves change color and everyone is talking about the flu. This year get the facts and get vaccinated to protect yourself, your family and your community. Anyone can get the flu and have serious complications, but people over 65, people with chronic conditions… Read More »