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September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Across the country in September, skylines will flicker a rainbow of colors to help shine a light on Blood Cancer Awareness Month.

Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Do you know the symptoms of ovarian cancer?

Stopping Sepsis

A nurse, an actress, a tennis player, all in the prime of their lives, all struck down by a deadly bacteria that doesn't discriminate.

National Breastfeeding Month

You probably associate a great many things with the month of August such as going to the beach, eating ice cream, and enjoying the last dog days of summer before the kids have to head back to school.

Breastfeeding: Benefits for Babies and Moms

Every year, the first week in August, more than 170 countries celebrate World Breastfeeding Week.

You Got Burned. Now What?

You didn't mean to do it but the damage is done.
Your skin is blazing red from bad sunburn and what's worse, it really hurts.

The Liver: One of the hardest working organs in the body

We've heard of liver damage, but how does this happen?

Saying No to Tobacco? There Is Help

The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated May 31 as annual World No Tobacco Day.

Early to Bed, Early to Rise – There's More to This Than We May Realize

We all know we're supposed to get a good night's sleep, but how often does that really happen?

Every thirty seconds, a limb is amputated.

But this doesn't have to be.