The World Health Organization‘s World Blood Donor Day is today, June 14, 2012. The article title question is a play on words, since the acronym for World Health Organization is WHO. But the answer to the question is very serious. Are you planning to donate blood today?
The Center for Disease Control focuses on disease prevention and control (especially infectious diseases and food borne pathogens and other microbial infections), environmental health, occupational safety and health, health promotion, injury prevention and education. And their reach extends globally, outside the United States. Got Baby Boomer Patients?
May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month and Stroke Awareness Month. And the reasons for these observances are obvious. About 68 million Americans have high blood pressure or hypertension. High blood pressure is called the “silent killer” because you can damage your heart and other organs without feeling any
Physicians Alert: Is The Cardiologist Lying About Heart Bypass Surgery? The cardiologist recommends heart bypass surgery to treat heart disease when a coronary artery is blocked. If you’re not a cardiologist, you refer your cardiovascular disease patients over to the care of the cardiologist for medical treatment. You trust the
What Valentine Gifts Can Physicians Give To Heart Disease Patients? Have you purchased your Valentine gifts? Tuesday is February 14 and that’s Valentine’s Day. Many are rushing to stores to buy Valentine gifts for their sweethearts. You may forget birthdays or anniversaries. But TV and other public media have plenty