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Every waking minute, your eyes are working hard to see the world around us. According to the American Optometric Association’s annual American Eye-Q Survey, 40% of Americans worry about losing their eyesight over losing the ability to walk or hear! Here are some easy steps to incorporate into your daily routine to protect your vision!
Learn about the achievements in Healthcare made by Dorothea Dix, Clara Barton, Rebecca Lee Crumpler, Mary Mahoney, & Eliza Grier.
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. One of the most effective tools in the fight against this disease is early screenings for early detection. Unfortunately, many do not have the means for early screenings, which can lead to some terrible consequences.
The Problem Epilepsy can affect anyone with a brain. According to the World Health Organization, epilepsy is the most common serious brain disorder worldwide with no age, racial, social class, national or geographic boundaries. Public misunderstanding about epilepsy causes social challenges like bullying, discrimination, and depression. People don’t want to talk about it, but we […]
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, among nearly every racial and ethnic group. It is the leading cause of cancer-related death among women.
What is Ovarian Cancer? Ovarian cancer is a disease in which, depending on the type and stage of the disease, malignant (cancerous) cells are found inside, near, or on the outer layer of the ovaries. An ovary is one of two small, almond-shaped organs located on each side of the uterus that store eggs, or […]
During National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture. Hispanics have had a profound and positive influence on our country through their strong commitment to family, faith, hard work, and […]
Fruits & Veggies—More Matters is here to help you focus your attention on eating MORE fruits and vegetables! Add one more. Try something new. Educate yourself. Teach the kids. Try a new recipe. The Facts More than 90% of both adults and children do not eat the amount of fruits and vegetables recommended by the latest Dietary […]
In observance of World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, learn about our nation’s progress in promoting and supporting breastfeeding and the work that is still needed. Breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition for most infants. It can also reduce the risk for some short- and long-term health conditions for both infants and mothers. The percentage of […]