March is Kidney Awareness month, and physicians from the Mount Sinai Health System are available to discuss risk factors associated with kidney stones and ways to prevent them.
With March marking Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Jeffery Meyerhardt at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, answers some key questions about the disease:
March is colon cancer awareness month. We have made tremendous strides in the fight against cancer especially colon cancer. Between 1991 and 2011, U.S. cancer death rate decreased by 22 percent (1.5 million lives saved), and colon cancer death rate decreased by almost 50 percent. This decrease coincides with widespread adoption of colorectal cancer screening […]
Earlier we told you about National Pig Day! But that’s not all for March 1st. Dolphins are just about the funniest and sleekest critters in the ocean. And they get an entire month! Photo of Piquet The Dolphin © Shedd Aquarium/Brenna Hernandez, provided by Torie A.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Dolphins
Qimmah Russo is our Popcrunch girl of the month! She is just incredible. However, we aren’t the only one that knows that. Her 464,000 instagram followers are also very well aware. If you check out her IG @qimmahrusso college basketball player, a fitness junkie (CEO of Q-flexfitness) and extremely photogenic. Show More Summary
Last month, as Natasha Bedingfield was releasing her new song and video — the mental health awareness anthem “Hope” — she was also signing papers for a home atop Beachwood Canyon in California's Hollywood Hills.Bedingfield paid $1.65 million for the three-bedroom, three-bath Spanish-style house, which offers views of the city and hills from every room.
This American Heart Month, I'm more aware of what I put in my body, and that's an important step on the road to wellness, vegan or not. The post American Heart Month: What’s Going Into Your Body? appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.
By now, everyone has figured out that February is the longest month of the year. The Man had a nice little run of fooling us with his calendar games, but we don't fall for those cheap math tricks anymore; we're all well aware that the 28 days of February are each at least 50 hours long. Read more...
Nicole Kaeding The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has a long history of mismanagement. Last year, the public became aware of a wait-time scandal at the VA hospital in Phoenix. Veterans were forced to wait months for appointments, even as the hospital was reporting no delays in service and allowing its management to receive performance bonuses. Show More Summary
Managing Editor's Note: We ran this post in February, 2011. It seems Jan - Mar is the PR lead up to autism "awareness month" whereby Americans must be reminded (with a hammer to the head) that vaccine injury does not...
Like many of the other videos that have helped raise awareness of street harassment in recent months, Wednesday Addams' response to her catcallers might not be perfect, but it's a super refreshing change to see a video that doesn't just depict street harassers as people of color.
February is Jewish Disability Awareness Month, intended to help the Jewish community intensify its ongoing efforts to include persons with disabilities fully in Jewish communal life. That means ensuring that our social agencies embrace...Show More Summary
February is Gum Disease Awareness Month. As you may recall it is also Heart Health Month. Did you know that gum disease is thought to cause heart disease? Just another reason to please keep good oral health care and pay attention to any changes in your teeth and gums. Periodontal disease is known to most people as Keep Reading ?
Yo yo yo, to all my friends around the world, I’d ask that you pour one out for all the collections of humans and/or puppets with ampersands in their names. This goes out to you Statler & Waldorf, and you Iron & Wine, and you Simon & Garfunkel. Show More Summary
As you're well aware, today is Friday the 13th, the first of three such dates this year! (We get another next month!) It's a damn national holiday in the horror world. You're likely preparing to enjoy a good old Jason Voorhees marathon later, an activity I personally never miss out on whenever a Friday the 13th strikes. Show More Summary
Unless you have been living on a remote island with no internet connection for the past few weeks (months or years), you are likely aware of the upcoming premiere of "Fifty Shades of Grey", the movie. You would have been hard-pressed...Show More Summary
Yes, the same Richard Baron who just two months later sent out the “We're sorry. We got it wrong” email to ABIM diplomats. You can watch the debate here. I was not aware of this video until just the other day, following ABIM's announcement, from some of the comments on social media. Show More Summary
It's been eight months since we first become aware that Freeview is looking to take on YouView with a new on-demand service, but since then we haven't heard much about it. Thankfully, the company has decided now is the right time to share a little mo...
You might be aware that over the past few months Leonardo DiCaprio, actor and founding member of the Pussy Posse, has allegedly been hanging out, texting, and hooking up with MAC Cosmetics VIVA GLAM Rihanna™ model Rihanna. Well, he's not anymore, says somebody. Read more...
February is American Heart Month, a whole 28 days devoted to raising awareness about heart disease. But did you know that until about 13 years ago, cardiovascular disease was defined as a man's disease? You may remember, if you are old...Show More Summary