Poison prevention – Attention for accidents

Poison prevention – Attention for accidents

Accidental poisonings are a leading public health problem and cause of death from injuries in the United States as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (1). National Poison Prevention Week is designated in...
Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

In 1946, Sylvia Lawry started Multiple sclerosis (MS) movement with the founding of the National MS Society. By that time disease diagnosis took years to and there were no therapies to slow down the disease course. Also, research into multiple sclerosis was almost...
Kidney Health Month

Kidney Health Month

Kidneys are the body’s chemical factories, filtering waste and performing vital functions that control red blood cell production and blood pressure. 1 in 9 American adults has kidney disease. Kidney disease risk can be addressed to a great extent by controlling blood...
National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month

Adequate and proper nutrition is an important aspect of a healthy lifestyle for all individuals. The scope of public health practice is continuously expanding to promote sustainable health and nutrition. Across the globe, eating practices and the nutritive value of...
Endometriosis Awareness Month

Endometriosis Awareness Month

Endometriosis is a debilitating gynecologic disease characterized by the presence of uterine epithelial and stromal tissues outside of the uterine cavity. with variable phenotypic and symptomatic presentation (1). Epidemiologic data show that in Canada, the inability...
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide and in the USA it represents the second reason for cancer-associated deaths. The incidence and mortality rates of CRC vary widely according to race and ethnicity (1). It is...