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What are the Signs of Liver Cancer?

October is National Liver Cancer Awareness Month. The liver is one of the largest organs in the body. Most of us know that its function is to filter harmful substances from the blood. The liver also produces bile that helps in the digestion of fats and stores sugar that our bodies use for energy. So… Read more »

Sudden Cardiac Arrest vs Heart Attack

What’s the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack? What causes these conditions? And what’s the best way to prevent them? It’s time we get familiar with the facts. According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. In addition, it is the leading cause of… Read more »

World Mental Health Day is October 10th

On October 10th, people and organizations recognize World Mental Health Day to promote awareness of mental health issues. Young or old, anyone can be at risk for mental illness. According to the World Health Organization, half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14. However, most cases go undetected and untreated. Therefore, the… Read more »

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Join us in celebration of people with Down Syndrome and help us educate others on what the syndrome is. Essentially, this means a person was born with an extra chromosome 21. Chromosomes are small “packages” of genes in the body. They determine how a baby’s body forms during pregnancy.… Read more »