Monthly Archive: June 2024

The FAST Approach: Recognizing the Signs of a Stroke

Stroke is a leading cause of disability and death worldwide, but with prompt recognition and treatment, many of its secondary complications can be minimized. One of the most effective ways to recognize a stroke is by using the FAST method, an acronym that stands for Face, Arms, Speech, and Time. Understanding and applying the FAST… Continue reading The FAST Approach: Recognizing the Signs of a Stroke

Aaron Baker
Does air help wound healing

Skin and Wound MythBusters Revealed

Does air help wound healing? Have you ever heard the phrase “My wound needs to ‘breathe’ in order to heal”? It’s a common misconception that wounds need to “air out” in order to heal. For more than 50 years, healthcare professionals have known that a moist environment encourages faster replication of epithelial cells (the cells… Continue reading Skin and Wound MythBusters Revealed

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

Self-Care Strategies for Mental Health

In today’s fast-paced world, maintaining mental health can often take a back seat to the laundry list of daily life tasks. However, managing your mental health contributes to your overall wellbeing and should be prioritized. Here are some strategies to help you nurture your mental health. Prioritize Sleep A lack of sleep can exacerbate stress,… Continue reading Self-Care Strategies for Mental Health

Aaron Baker
Biden to remove Medical Debt from Credit Scores

Biden Administration Advances Plan to Remove Medical Debt from Credit Scores

If enacted, the rules would dramatically expand protections for tens of millions of Americans burdened by medical bills they can’t afford.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

How Insulin Pump Technology is Transforming Diabetes Care

People with diabetes can now connect their Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) with insulin pumps. This means insulin dosage can be an automated process. Making managing diabetes easier than ever!

Paige Oyaga
Adaptive Mountain Bikes

Adversity Into Adventure World Tour KICK OFF!

The Adversity Into Adventure World Tour kicked off on Monday, June 10th in Santa Monica, CA at the beginning of Route 66. With a mission to...

Aaron Baker
Prepare for School

To My Son’s Future Middle School

Every middle schooler is on an epic quest to fit into a spot made especially for them, to excel at one particular craft, to be known for something.

Jamie Sumner
"Man up" and get checked

“Man up” and get checked

There is a common idea that men are ‘supposed to be tough’, but this outdated stigma is putting millions of men at risk. According to a recent study by the Cleveland Clinic, more than half of men don't regularly see a doctor, going only when they are seriously ill.

Paige Oyaga
in the NICU

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the NICU…

These are the little bubbles of laughter and light we need when life is the hardest. That’s the thing about life - it usually sends you something when...

Jamie Sumner
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