Archive for August, 2014

  • I Recommend This New Tool to Collect Family Health History!

    Please take a few minutes to peruse an interesting internet-based tool from the Surgeon General, “My Family Health Portrait”, which provides a convenient and easy process for you to record your family health history. This tool is easy to access on the web and simple to complete. This tool assembles your information and makes a “pedigree” family tree that you can […]
  • U.S. Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer

    Recently, Rear Admiral Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH, Acting Surgeon General of the United States, released The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer, which outlines a national plan to reduce skin cancer risk through education, public policy, and research. Skin cancer is a major public health problem with nearly 5 million people being treated annually and it is the most commonly diagnosed […]
  • Concerning Statistics Regarding Youth Violence: We All Have a Role to Play

    The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the nation’s health protection agency, working 24/7 to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic. The CDC increases the health security of our nation. Please take a minute to visit their website CDC 24-7 and read their featured article on “Preventing Youth Violence”.  As stated on their […]