According to the American Association for Cancer Research more than 40 percent of cancer diagnosis and nearly half of the deaths can be attributed to preventable causes. This week’s Friday Five tests your knowledge about cancer prevention and provides the latest information about what you can do to stay healthy.
This week’s Friday Five shares information about surviving sepsis to help build awareness for Sepsis Survivor Week, an annual observance that takes place the 2nd week of February.
Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women. This week’s Friday Five highlights the initiative, explains why it’s important, and offers ways for readers to participate and Go Red for Women.
Wishing you a safe and happy holiday from all of us at Healthcare NOW Radio. Check out our what we did in 2023 and predictions for 2024.
Whether you’re shopping for a healthcare professional, a student, or simply curious about the field, each book in this week’s Friday Five is sure to illuminate and enrich your knowledge. Additionally, each of the authors was also a guest on one of our radio or podcast shows.
By Emily Smith on diabetes awareness. – It was during a Step-out walk for the American Diabetes Association that my physical education teacher shed light on the symptoms of type 1 diabetes (T1D), and as he spoke, I couldn’t help but recognize that I had been experiencing those very symptoms for months.
Next week is National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) and our Friday Five provides information about this year’s flu season, tracks the parts of the U.S. where activity is high, and offers some tips and resources for how to prevent and treat the illness.
From all of us at Answers Media Network we wish you a safe and happy holiday. Thanksgiving is National Family Health History Day. Over the holiday the CDC encourages Americans to talk about, and to write down, the health problems that seem to run in their family.
November is American Diabetes Month, a good time to learn about the disease. This week’s Friday Five looks at apps to help manage diabetes, resources for healthy recipes, ways to identify your personal risk, opportunities to learn more about the disease and even how AI can help.
According to the DEA, too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses this crucial public safety and public health issue. We focus on the facts and events surrounding the day and how you can participate.
It’s October and that means it’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This week’s Friday Five highlights the latest in research, advice, prevention and how you can support the cause.
For more than 20 years, the Society for Public Health Education has celebrated National Health Education Week during the third week of October. Our Friday Five provides the daily themes of the week, webinars to attend, information about Health Literacy Month and much more.