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The new year has arrived and people everywhere are making resolutions. Most of them won’t be kept. How do you feel about that? If you don’t keep the resolutions you make, what is stopping you?
The American Heart Association defines first aid this way: “We define first aid as helping behaviors and initial care provided to a person for an acute illness or injury. First aid can be initiated by anyone in any situation and includes self-care.”
In 1947 Los Angeles, a kind woman made a lovely Raggedy Ann doll. She wanted to give it to a needy child, but there were no organizations to do so.
Every year the Veterans Day National Committee selects a poster submitted by artists nationwide that is published as the year’s commemorative Veterans Day poster. Distributed to VA facilities, military installations in this nation and around the world, and in cities and towns across our nation, the poster finally comes to its most revered place as the cover of the official program for the Veterans Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery.
In our last post, we discussed what breast cancer is, what contributes to developing breast cancer, and some basic facts. In this post, we’ll be discussing Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment.
In this two-part series, we look at breast cancer facts and fallacies.
Have you ever suffered an injury that gave you a concussion? If so, you’re in good company. The most common form of mild traumatic brain injury, over 42 million people annually sustain a concussion. Much study has been done on the effects of mild TBI and the long-term effects are well documented. Patient studies—especially of athletes and members of the military—show the possible connections to neurodegenerative conditions, such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy and Alzheimer’s disease.
With the return to fall sports like football, doctors expect to see an increase in mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI), commonly known as concussions. But you don’t have to be an athlete to sustain an mTBI. Daily life can cause one if you jostle your head. You do not have to lose consciousness to be diagnosed with an mTBI. That’s a myth and one best left in the past.
Perhaps it isn’t politically correct to say that our military men and women are heroes, but at America’s ER, we believe they are. Whatever branch of service they are in, they serve you and me and all our other neighbors in this great country of ours.
We are all so glad that spring is here after the long winter of Covid, lockdowns, and cabin fever! At least I am, aren’t you? But it’s been so long since we were able to get out and enjoy the mild weather some of us have forgotten what to do with this freedom. So we’ve decided to give you some ideas, along with safety tips that will help you enjoy all Houston has to offer in the spring.