October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Do You Really Need That Mammogram?
Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.
The good news is that many women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. A mammogram – the screening test for breast cancer – can help find breast cancer early when it’s easier to treat.
How schools can optimize support for children with ADHD
Mammograms may rival colonoscopies for the least-favorite screening test among women.
In spite of the discomfort mammograms may cause, many women stick to a regular schedule of getting them—and with good reason.
October Employees to Celebrate
New research gives the clearest guidance yet on how schools can best support children with ADHD to improve symptoms and maximize their academic outcomes.
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October Employee Birthdays and Anniversaries to Celebrate!
September Employees to Celebrate
When cleaning up needles or broken glass, you should…
a) Carry the sharp objects to an approved container and dispose.
b) Carry an approved container to the sharp objects and dispose.
c) none of the above
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
September Employee Birthdays and Anniversaries to Celebrate!
Concrete Answers to 10 Common Medicare Questions
We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight.
Medicare Fraud Alert: Genetic Testing Scam
Medicare decisions are highly personal. And there may be as many different questions about Medicare as there are beneficiaries—maybe more. But certain questions seem to come up more often than others. Here are the answers.
A Case for Meditation
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is alerting the public about a fraud scheme involving genetic testing.
Genetic testing fraud occurs when Medicare is billed for a test or screening that was not medically necessary and/or was not ordered by a Medicare beneficiary's treating physician.
Childhood Obesity Awareness
Stress. It's a killer. In fact, it is THE killer.
Disease (AKA "Dis" "Ease") is caused by stress and it comes in forms of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. Whether it's physical inflammation causing pain or emotional distress causing insomnia or external forces bearing down on us, it is all stress.
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: A Pain in Your Not-So-Funny Bone
About 1 in 6 (17%) children in the United States has obesity. Certain groups of children are more affected than others. National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month provides a chance for all of us to learn more about this serious health condition. While there is no simple solution, there are many ways communities can support children with their journey to good health.
Back to School Tips for Parents
Numbness or a pins-and-needles sensation in your hand is no laughing matter. Your symptoms may be due to a stretched or compressed nerve on the outside of your elbow.
National Immunization Month
Every child faces challenges when heading back to school. But back-to-school time can be exceptionally difficult for the 20 percent of children who suffer from a mental health or learning disorder.
The school environment demands many things that summer activities don’t — the ability to sit still; get organized; stay on task; and adapt to a new, highly structured daily schedule.
Problem Solving & Rest: Another Look at the Eureka Phenomenon
Make sure your vaccine records are up to date!
“It is my belief, you see, that thinking is a double phenomenon like breathing.” – Asimov
If you have ever watched the classic television series House — you’ll find that every medical mystery is solved in the most unusual moments. Without fail, House’s uncanny ability to problem solve, kicks in while he sits in the hospital cafeteria, mid-sentence while talking to a team member or any other situation where he doesn’t outwardly appear to be focusing on the problem on deck.