Honoring World Tuberculosis Day

Each day, over 4,000 people lose their lives to Tuberculosis (TB) and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease. We aim to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of Tuberculosis, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

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More Masks Coming For Health Care Workers Fighting Coronavirus

More masks are on their way to healthcare workers around the United States to help them fight the coronavirus. Both President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence made the announcement over the weekend.   The Families First Coronavirus Response Act signed into law last Wednesday, extends liability protection to all industrial N95 masks. The Federal…

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Coronavirus Testing Expands to Thousands of Labs Across USA

Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing is now expanded to thousands of labs across the United States. After a brief delay, necessary to get the infrastructure into place, citizens can now get tested at a local nearby facility.   More than 2,000 labs across the country will start processing tests for COVID-19 early this week, Vice President Mike…

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Brain Injury Awareness Month

For more than three decades, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has proudly led the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month by conducting an engaging public awareness campaign in March of each year. This campaign provides a platform for educating the general public about the incidence of brain injury and the needs of…

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National Nutrition Month

“Eat Right, Bite by Bite!” March is National Nutrition Month! We encourage everyone to focus on making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

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Eye Floaters and Flashes, What You Need To Know And Do

Eye floaters and flashes are experienced by just about all of us, especially as we get older. Floaters and flashes are tiny spots or lines that look like they’re in front of your eye, but they are actually floating inside it. Flashes, which look like streaks of lightning, are more common with age. Most of…

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Honoring Low Vision Awareness Month

By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision. Low vision is when even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, people have difficulty seeing, which makes everyday tasks difficult to do. For people…

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Recreational Therapy Month

Recreational Therapy Month raises awareness about the positive and pivotal impact of therapeutic recreation programs and services in improving health and well-being. Over the years, recreational therapy has become an important component of quality patient care.

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