Juvenile Arthritis

Most people commonly think of arthritis as a condition affecting adults, however, it is not just for them since the month of July is dedicated to raising awareness of the Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis is a common autoimmune … Read More

Happy Father’s Day 2019

In the late 19th century, Sonora Dodd, a daughter of a Civil war veteran, wants to show her appreciation to her father, William Jackson Smart, who she helped raise her younger brothers after her mother died when she was 16. Dodd soon petitioned for … Read More

World NO Smoking Day

The World Health Organization initiates the World No Smoking Day every 31st of May. This awareness highlights the health risks of smoking that kills more than 7 million people around the world every year. Smoking causes many types of cancer, … Read More

Reducing the Asthma Burden

May is recognized as World Asthma Awareness Month with the theme, “STOP for Asthma”. STOP stands for Symptom evaluation, Test response, Observe and assess and Proceed to adjust treatment. Asthma kills around 1000 people every day and affects as many … Read More

World Hypertension Day

Since 2006, the World Hypertension League (WHL) has been dedicating May 17 of every year as World Hypertension Day to raise awareness. Hypertension is commonly known as high blood pressure, a condition when the force of the blood pushing against … Read More