Posts Tagged: health awareness

How to Prevent Identity Theft

National Consumer Protection Week – March 6 – 12th Our personal data is everywhere, and providing information like passwords and account numbers to access online accounts is something many of us do on a daily basis. Unfortunately, whenever we supply our PII, we are taking some level of risk that a criminal could steal and…

Warning Signs of an Eating Disorder

What is and eating disorder? Eating disorders are serious, complex and potentially life-threatening mental illnesses. They are characterised by disturbances in behaviours, thoughts and attitudes to food, eating, and body weight or shape. Eating disorders have detrimental impacts upon a person’s life and result in serious medical, psychiatric and psychosocial consequences. Before you can address…

Heart Attack Signs in Women

A lot of people don’t know or dismiss heart attack signs in women because heart attacks are commonly associated with men. However, in actuality, more women die from heart attacks than men. While many people are aware of the heart attack signs in men, they don’t realize that those signs are a bit different in women.…

The Importance of Pediatric Dental Visits

Tooth decay (cavities) is one of the most common chronic conditions of childhood in the United States. Untreated tooth decay can cause pain and infections that may lead to problems with eating, speaking, playing, and learning. The good news is that tooth decay is preventable. Fluoride varnish, a high concentration fluoride coating that is painted…

National Burn Week: Feb 6-12th, 2022

National Burn Awareness Week runs Feb. 6-12. This year’s theme from the American Burn Association is “Burning Issues in the Kitchen.”

Learn more about National Burn Week, and how to keep yourself an others safe.