Author: Lorraine Granadillo

11 Jan Paget’s Awareness Day

Paget’s disease is a disease of the bone that interferes with its normal process of gradually renewing and replacing old bone tissue with new bone tissue. When the bone tissue doesn’t renew, bones can become fragile. Commonly affected areas are the pelvis, skull, spine, and legs....

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10 Dec National Influenza Vaccination Week

National Influenza Vaccination Week highlights the importance of continuing flu vaccinations through the holiday season and beyond. As much as it is the holiday season, it is also flu season. If you haven't gotten your flu shot yet, now is a perfect time!   ...

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05 Dec National Handwashing Awareness Week

Washing hands can keep you healthy and prevent the spread of respiratory and diarrheal infections from one person to the next. Today, we are sharing the American Medical Association’s and American Academy of Family Physicians’ four principles about hand awareness:   1. Wash your hands when they are...

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