National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

  The week of February 25th to March 3rd is a nationwide opportunity to increase the awareness of a worldwide struggle: Eating Disorders. It’s estimated that over 30 million Americans of all ages and gender suffer from a disorder. Chances are, several people you know are either grappling with a

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National Donor Day

February 14th is celebrated as Donor Day. This day commemorates all organ, tissue, and eye donors in their generous gift or gifts and helps to raise awareness about the importance organ donors have in many people’s lives. Despite there being 95% of Americans who support being a donor, only 58%

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Heart Month

February is known as American Heart Month. Beyond the lovely celebration of Valentine’s Day, the month of February holds another special aspect of the heart; its health. The American Heart Association wants you to live a long and healthy life, and so they have several helpful ways to develop your

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Perianesthesia Nurse Awareness Week

  The second week of February is dedicated to the work of perianesthesia nurses. Perianesthesia nurses specialize in helping or caring for patients who are entering or recovering from anesthesia. These nurses help many patients and families all the time and deal with normal and adverse reactions to sedation multiple

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National Recreational Therapy Month

February is observed as Recreational Therapy Month! Recreational Therapy involves incorporating physical activity and recreation into the therapy of a patient based on their illness and/or health conditions. This type of therapy is a way for patients to regain some freedom that would otherwise be restricted in their situation, as

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