Health Observance October: Breast Cancer Awareness

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It’s that time of year again: breast cancer awareness month, when sales of everything from bagels to fashion and beauty products fund various breast cancer research organizations. (source) Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news... Read More

Mental Health Awareness Month: Addressing Mental Health at an Early Stage

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When we think about cancer, heart disease, or diabetes, we don’t wait years to treat them. We start before Stage 4—we begin with prevention. When people are in the first stage of those diseases, and are beginning to show signs of symptoms like a persistent cough, high blood pressure, or high blood sugar, we immediately try to reverse these symptoms.... Read More