As the novel coronavirus takes over the world with over 115,000 cases and thousands of deaths, world health officials are determined to gain control, over what the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared a pandemic. Health experts and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control Prevention) suggest, that to limit a person’s risk of exposure or spreading the virus between people, we should practice “social distancing.”
With all the hustle and bustle surrounding this most culinary-focused holiday, accidents do happen. So what poses the greatest threat to all those celebrating with friends and family – car accidents? Kitchen fires? Inebriated guests? Nope, the top threat to your well-being next Thursday is germs.
Illnesses from mosquito, tick or flea bites have tripled in the period from 2004 until 2016 reports the Center for Disease Control, CDC. Climate change resulting in higher average temperatures in many northern areas of the continental United States has expanded the range of mosquitos, fleas and ticks. And increasing urbanization provides more contact between the pests.
The Brain Injury Association of America works to de-stigmatize brain injury through outreach within the brain injury community. The BIAA empowers those who have survived brain injury and their caregivers, providing many types of support to people living with brain injury. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and March 20th is Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill for Tuesday.
Theresa Seto, a 47 year old mother of five, underwent gallbladder removal surgery by Dr. Michael Fraterelli, M.D. at the Medical Center of Aurora.