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This Week is the Inaugural Fungal Disease Awareness Week

Posted by on August 17th, 2017 0 comments

In 2017, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control initiated a new national observance–Fungal Disease Awareness Week. This holiday aims to increase awareness about fungal diseases, which can cause several illnesses, but often go undiagnosed. Awareness is the first step to reducing diagnosis delays. This year’s theme is “Think Fungus” and aims to encourage the public… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, General (all entries), Public Health



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Back to School Health Checklist

Posted by on August 16th, 2017 0 comments

Now it’s mid-August, summer is winding down and it’s time to prepare the kids to go back to school. Alongside the backpacks, clothes, and other supplies, don’t forget your own Back To School Health Checklist: Develop a plan in case of a family emergency Schedule health and dental checkups before school starts Practice bus safety… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness, Patient Safety



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Don’t Fall for Scammers Impersonating the NIH

Posted by on August 15th, 2017 0 comments

We’ve seen it all when it comes to scams; whether it’s an email explaining you’re an heir to an incredible fortune of a person supposedly related to you that you’ve never heard of, or an email from someone claiming to be from your organization’s IT department saying you need to update your password. For the… Read More »

Posted in: General (all entries), NIH

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