Posts Tagged: California health awareness

National Burn Awareness Week

burn awareness week

People rarely think about severe burn injuries. It’s often assumed house fires are the only real cause of burns; however, there are many risks that can lead to burn injuries. Burn injuries are one of the main causes of wounds and death in the U.S., which is why February 4-10, 2021 was named National Burn…

Reducing High Blood Pressure Risk

California high blood pressure risk

High blood pressure is one of the most common health issues plaguing Americans today. According to the CDC, 47% of American adult males and 43 percent of adult women have high blood pressure (also referred to as hypertension). Unfortunately, only 24% of U.S. adults have high blood pressure under control. This has led to high…

California Health: 7 Must-Know Heart Disease Facts

heart disease in California

Of all the health issues that cause the most problems in the U.S., heart disease is at the top of the list. “Heart disease” refers to a number of conditions, including: Arrhythmias Congenital heart defects Coronary artery disease Heart infections Heart valve disease Hypertension Because of the prevalence of heart disease and how deadly it…