Honoring World Tuberculosis Day

Each day, over 4,000 people lose their lives to Tuberculosis (TB )and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease. We aim to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of Tuberculosis, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

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President Trump Expands Telehealth Benefits To Fight Coronavirus

President Trump has expanded telehealth benefits to physician’s offices, hospitals, nursing homes, rural health clinics – and ino patient’s homes. As promised, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has expanded its Medicare telehealth coverage during this coronavirus crisis. This expansion enables more patients to get virtual care services from their doctors without having to…

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Coronavirus Survival Can Last For Up To Three Days On Surfaces

Coronavirus survival can last for up to three days on some surfaces according to testing conducted by National Institutes of Health (NIH). It can survive in the air for several hours and on some surfaces, such as metal and plastic, for up to three days. Coronavirus Survival: Preliminary Findings These results suggest that coronavirus can…

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Brain Injury Awareness Month

For more than three decades, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has proudly led the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month by conducting an engaging public awareness campaign in March of each year. This campaign provides a platform for educating the general public about the incidence of brain injury and the needs of…

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National Nutrition Month

“Eat Right, Bite by Bite!” March is National Nutrition Month! We encourage everyone to focus on making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

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Coronavirus, How To Tell You Have It And It’s Not The Flu?

Coronavirus, as you well know by now is a very serious illness. Do you know its symptoms? Could you tell the difference between it and the flu — or just a bad cold? Well, if you’re not sure, now would be a good time to find out.   Coronavirus, (COVID-19) in most cases, starts with…

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Honoring Low Vision Awareness Month

By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision. Low vision is when even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, people have difficulty seeing, which makes everyday tasks difficult to do. For people…

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Animal Model Mimics Early Stage Alzheimer’s in Humans, Path To A Cure?

An animal model using adult rhesus monkeys mimics some of the earliest abnormalities of Alzheimer’s disease. This could give us a better understanding of how the disease begins in humans and pave the path to a cure of this devastating disease.   Developed by scientists at the California National Primate Research Center of the University…

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