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FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug for Alzheimer’s Disease

June 8, 2021

The FDA has granted accelerated approval for Aduhelm (aducanumab), a drug used to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Drugs approved under the accelerated approval pathway have proven to be more beneficial than what’s currently on the market for life-threatening illnesses. Considering Aduhelm is the first drug of its kind and the first Alzheimer’s treatment to be approved…

Summertime Sports Safety

May 18, 2021

School is almost out for the year, and summertime sports are about to be back in full swing! From scoring touchdowns and making goals to becoming fast friends with their teammates, watching your kids achieve their goals and build a community by participating in sports is a great feeling. Along with all the benefits of…

How to Better Manage Your Stress

April 13, 2021

Inhale…Exhale… April is Stress Awareness Month! In 1993, Stress Awareness Month was created to bring awareness to the causes and cures for the “modern stress epidemic.” And after the intense year we had in 2020, there couldn’t be a more opportune time to talk about the effects stress has on our lives. In an effort…

Poison Prevention Week

March 22, 2021

March 21-27 is National Poison Prevention Week, an issue that may be more prevalent than you think. Every day, more than 300 children in the U.S. receive emergency medical care because of poisoning. And according to the National Capital Poison Center, someone a U.S. poison control center about every 12 seconds. Hospitals, emergency rooms, and…

Brain Injury Awareness Month 2021

March 15, 2021

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Each year, this initiative aims to spread the word about the growing prevalence of traumatic brain injuries and how we can better protect ourselves.  First, let’s review how our brains work! The brain is a part of your body’s central nervous system, and it functions by sending and receiving…

Coffee Culture – Caffeine Awareness Month

February 25, 2021

Does the warmth of a freshly brewed cup of coffee give you the strength to tackle the day? We all know the feeling of relying on our trusty friend caffeine to get us through a busy day when we can’t afford to be groggy. But, at what point does our dependency start to affect our…

February is American Heart Month

February 4, 2021

Thanks to Valentine’s Day, the symbol for February is a heart. ❤ You see it everywhere — on candy, cards, decorations, and clothing, so there’s no better time to honor our hearts than with American Heart Month! In addition to AHM, Feb. 5 is National Wear Red Day! Get involved by wearing red this Friday…

Go With Your Gut and Improve Digestive Health

January 29, 2021

One of the most common reasons people land in the ER is abdominal pain. The exact cause of stomach pain can be difficult to pinpoint, but more often than not, these issues stem from digestion problems. We hear a lot about the digestive system, usually in broad terms, but what all goes into our digestive…

Emergency Room Services

January 19, 2021

The care you need, the compassion you deserve It may be hard to remember a time when anything other than COVID-19 came to mind when you thought of the hospital. And although our health care workers on the front lines have certainly given this pandemic their all, hospital and emergency room services extend far beyond…

10 Holiday Recipes from Around the World

December 17, 2020

No matter what holiday you celebrate, winter classics such as eggnog, stuffing, and sugar cookies frequent our tables in the U.S. But this year, we could all use a little more cheer, so break out the aprons and have some fun spicing up your traditional holiday menu with unique, eclectic recipes from all over the…