February is American Heart Month and it is crucial that we all take care of our hearts. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women?…Continue Reading →
February is American Heart Month and it is crucial that we all take care of our hearts. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women? One in four people pass from heart disease every year and those rates are shocking. Heart disease can affect anyone and everyone, so it is key to take care of your heart.
Plaque buildup in the arteries is the most common problem that is associated with heart disease ...Continue Reading →
While much of the world is celebrating Valentine’s Day this February 14, it’s important to take some time to observe another event about giving one’s heart away. February 14 is National Organ Donor Day.
Organ donation is a lifesaving medical procedure that removes healthy organs from a donor and transplants them into a recipient who is in need of the organ due to some kind of illness. Donor organs can come from living donors or from a donor who has recently ...Continue Reading →
Launched in 2010 by scientists from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week seeks to counteract the kinds of misinformation teens and young adults may get from the internet, social media, and society in general. The point of the week is to connect teens and communities with scientists who can give up-to-date and accurate information about the effects of drugs and alcohol.
The event, hosted by the NIDA and co-sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol ...Continue Reading →
This January marks National Stalking Awareness Month. The act of stalking is something that is a problem across the country. Unfortunately, the act of stalking is never quite defined the same way from one jurisdiction to another. Different jurisdictions have differing legal definitions of what stalking is for the purpose of criminal charges, but the Stalking Resource Center defines the act of stalking to be “a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person ...Continue Reading →
The holidays are upon us, and it’s time to finish up those last minute shopping trips. Getting the right gift for everyone is important, but there’s something that is even more important. It isn’t just about getting that toy that will make the kids squeal with glee on Christmas morning. It’s about getting a toy that will make them happy and will be safe for them to play with.
Vast numbers of toys are produced every year, and the greatest spike ...Continue Reading →