Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

By Chelsey | February 10, 2021

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week is observed each year during February 7–14 to promote awareness and education about congenital heart defects. It affects approximately one in one hundred births every year in the United States. It is the word\’s most …

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World Cancer Day

By Chelsey | February 4, 2021

World Cancer Day encourages everyone to unite to fight against cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, in the world, one in six people die from cancer. That is 17 deaths per minute worldwide. By raising awareness, and educating other, …

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National Healthy Weight Week

By Chelsey | January 25, 2021

In many parts of the United States, January contains short days, and harsh air. Though it may be difficult, keeping active year round is one of the most important ways to reduce one’s risk of cancer and other health issues. …

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

By Chelsey | January 19, 2021

More than 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer each year. January is a month with a special focus as chapters celebrate Cervical Health Awareness Month and work to spread the word in their communities. …

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Thyroid Health Awareness Month

By Chelsey | January 11, 2021

The thyroid is a small gland found in the middle of the lower neck. The hormones it produces helps control your body temperature and heart rate, and help regulate the production of protein. January is Thyroid Awareness Month. Up to …

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National Blood Donor Month

By Chelsey | January 5, 2021

About 36,000 units of red blood cells and 7,000 units of platelets are needed every single day in the U.S. Blood donations typically drop off during and immediately after the winter holidays, which makes National Blood Donor Month in January …

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National Hero Day

By Chelsey | December 29, 2020

In the time of COVID-19, we must recognize those who have been on the front line and protecting our community from this virus. On National Hero Day, we honor our healthcare heroes who continue to do everything in their power …

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Merry Christmas!

By Chelsey | December 25, 2020

It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. Wishing you and your family a safe and Merry Christmas!

Happy Holidays!

By Chelsey | December 14, 2020

Wishing you and your family a safe and happy holiday.   ~ From Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey

Handwashing Awareness Week

By Chelsey | December 8, 2020

Practicing good hand hygiene is a simple yet effective way to prevent infections. Germs can get onto hands if people touch any object that has germs on it. It may be because someone coughed or sneezed on it or it …

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