Frostbite
26Dec, 2017

What is Frostbite?

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When the winter arrives and the temperature drops, most of us welcome the change, but wish it were warm again. Depending where you live though, being cold can be more than just uncomfortable. If you do not take precautions, you could be putting your body at risk of Frostbite!   How Do I Know If I Have Frostbite? Frostbite is an injury caused by freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. The visual symptoms include your skin becoming very very cold and red, then numb, and finally hard and pale. […]
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Cervical Health Awareness Month
19Jan, 2016

Cervical Health Awareness Month

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The National Cervical Cancer Coalition has marked January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. Throughout the month the NCCC will be campaigning to help educate on issues related to cervical cancer, HPV, and early detection. Cervical Cancer The CDC defines cervical cancer as cancer that starts in the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of uterus that connects with the birth canal. The NCCC warns that 12,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with cervical cancer each year and more than 4,000 will die. 99% of cervical cancers […]
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