Posts Categorized: Health Awareness

August Is Children’s Eye Safety Month

eye safety

When it comes to children’s safety, eye care is often overlooked. One of the reasons for this is that people just assume eyesight is something that isn’t affected until old age. Then if it is, it can be improved with eyeglasses. Poor eyesight is something that can often be avoided, which is why eye safety…

What Is Hepatitis?

What Is Hepatitis

Hepatitis is a condition that affects many people every year. Hepatitis A is the most common and affects over 150,000 Americans every year. Every year, 250,000 Americans contract Hepatitis B. Hepatitis C, which is the leading cause of cirrhosis and liver cancer, is by far the most dangerous. In 2016, there were 3,000 reported cases in the…

July is Clean Beaches Month

July is Clean Beaches Month

Everybody loves going to the beach, especially during the summers. Unfortunately, people tend to leave behind a lot of trash. This has a much bigger impact on the environment than just making our beaches less clean. It’s why July has been named Clean Beaches Month as a way to raise awareness.

4 Steps to Fighting Junk Food Cravings

Junk Food Cravings

Trying to stay healthy or lose weight is hard enough as it is without those constant junk food cravings. Unfortunately, everybody has them, and giving in to those junk food cravings can really set you back when it comes to your health goals. The following are four steps that will help keep those junk food…

Women Face Higher Depression Rates

Depression Rates

Although there is a better understanding of depression in this day and age, things are being discovered about depression every year. For example, a new study revealed that depression rates are much higher amongst women than they are among men. Depression Rates Among Americans According to the National Center for Health Statistics, American depression rates…