Truth and Myths about Breastfeeding

Breast milk is considered the perfect food for a newborn, and it should be initiated within the first hour after birth. Breastfeeding provides essential calories, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients to an infant optimal growth. Breastfeeding can both benefit the … Read More

Keeping strong friendships

The need to feel connected to others is universal among humans. Friendship is a basic connection next to family. Companionship from our friends brings joy, contentment ,is proven to extend life expectancy and can lower the chances of heart disease. … Read More

What is Hepatitis?

One of the largest organs of our body is our liver. It plays an important metabolic function such as converting nutrients in our body, filtering toxins, storing minerals, and producing bile to help digestion. Hepatitis is considered an inflammation of the … Read More

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