Monthly Archive: February 2022

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act

An Overview of our Civil Rights A few years ago I visited the San Francisco Bay area and Berkley, California to film our Shield Healthcare video series, Mobility In The City. While there, I had the privilege of touring The Center for Independent Living, an organization that helps increase awareness, collaboration and opportunity among people… Continue reading The Americans with Disabilities Act

Aaron Baker

Five Feeding Strategies for a Sick Kid

The week before winter break, my son Charlie came down with a cough. Nothing to be concerned about initially. It was dry, sporadic, and his mood was good. “At least he doesn’t have a fever,” I said to my spouse in an attempt to assuage the fears that were politely but insistently knocking at heart… Continue reading Five Feeding Strategies for a Sick Kid

Jamie Sumner

Pressure Injuries Are Not to be Taken Lightly

It may be common knowledge, but preventing a pressure injury is much easier than the treatment of one.

Aaron Baker
Incontinence Video Certificate Program

Video Certificate Program: Incontinence

Shield HealthCare’s Video Certificate Program is intended to provide basic insights into our Incontinence, Diabetes, Urology and Wound Care product lines. Join us for our 15-Minute Incontinence Overview Program! Incontinence is the partial or complete loss of bladder and/or bowel control. It’s often a symptom of other medical issues, and sometimes it’s the result of… Continue reading Video Certificate Program: Incontinence

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Similac baby formula

Abbott Nutrition Recalls Certain Similac, Alimentum and EleCare Formulas

06.04.2022 UPDATE:  Abbott Nutrition has resumed baby formula production at its Sturgis, Michigan, plant, in a move to address a nationwide shortage. The company said it will restart the production of EleCare, a formula for children with digestive issues, aiming for an initial product release around June 20. 05.24.2022 UPDATE: Abbott To Release Elecare® Amino… Continue reading Abbott Nutrition Recalls Certain Similac, Alimentum and EleCare Formulas

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
fda recall formula

FDA: Do Not Use Recalled Similac, Alimentum or EleCare Powdered Infant Formulas

02.28.2022 UPDATE:  The Food and Drug Administration is expanding its advisory on powdered baby formulas to include a certain lot of specialty Similac PM 60/40 manufactured in Sturgis, Michigan. This is in addition to lots of Similac®, Alimentum® and EleCare® powder formula that were voluntarily recalled on Feb. 17. On Feb. 28, CDC announced one… Continue reading FDA: Do Not Use Recalled Similac, Alimentum or EleCare Powdered Infant Formulas

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
OH life expectancy at birth 2019

Ohio’s Life Expectancy Ranks Near Bottom in U.S.

New federal data released last week found life expectancy in Ohio is worse than 41 other states and is the lowest-ranked of the top 10 most populated U.S. states (Read more below: “Ohio’s life expectancy among the worst in U.S.,” Axios-Columbus, Feb 17). The average life expectancy at birth in Ohio is 76.9, according to… Continue reading Ohio’s Life Expectancy Ranks Near Bottom in U.S.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Health Insurance Form

Why Millions on Medicaid Are at Risk of Losing Coverage in the Months Ahead

The Biden administration and state officials are bracing for a great unwinding: millions of people losing their Medicaid benefits when the pandemic health emergency ends. Some might sign up for different insurance. Many others are bound to get lost in the transition. Before the public health crisis, states regularly reviewed whether people still qualified for… Continue reading Why Millions on Medicaid Are at Risk of Losing Coverage in the Months Ahead

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

The Road Less Traveled

Bring Access With You Get out and go see the world… Remember that from 2019? It has been two years since COVID-19 first forced us inside and to reimagine how we would live life. We put away dreams of a summer vacation, trips to see the family during the holidays, and even a drive to… Continue reading The Road Less Traveled

Aaron Baker
racism and health in ohio

New HPIO Fact Sheet Highlights Opportunities to Support Health, Well-Being of Ohioans of Color

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio has released a new fact sheet that outlines actions that individuals and community groups can take to support the health and well-being of Ohioans of color. “Every Ohioan benefits when Ohio is healthy and economically vibrant,” the fact sheet states. “Though all Ohioans deserve the opportunity to be healthy, stark differences… Continue reading New HPIO Fact Sheet Highlights Opportunities to Support Health, Well-Being of Ohioans of Color

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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