Staying Safe From The Sun
With Memorial Day behind us, and summer unofficially here, spending more time outdoors and in the sun is likely for most of us. And right now, because indoor socializing has become risky, the safest way to see family and friends will be outside. And let’s face it, fresh air, blue skies and social gatherings, even […]
Protecting the Herd
It’s called “herd immunity,” or “community immunity,” and has been making headlines and into everyday conversation among everyday people. As a society we had become so reliant upon it that unless you were among the vulnerable you didn’t think much about it. For most people it meant no more worrying about measles or polio. For […]
The Struggle is Real. So is the Stigma.
“Suck it up.” “Get a grip.” “Snap out of it.” Anyone who suffers from a mental illness has likely heard these words at some point in their struggle. But what’s offered as well-meaning advice often contributes to the self-doubt and feelings of shame that can come as a result of living with these conditions. If […]
Approaching each day with dedication, commitment, and compassion are some of the hardest working and trusted among us. Never before have we collectively been reminded of their selflessness and devotion. If there’s ever been a time to recognize and celebrate nurses, this is the year. As it happens, 2020 is the 200th birthday of Florence […]
May is Vasculitis Awareness Month!
Vasculitis? What is it and why should you care? Indeed vasculitis is a rare disorder, one you may have never heard of and one that you likely will never personally develop. But the disorder includes nearly twenty different rare autoimmune diseases and at some point, you or someone you know or love may be faced […]