July Health Observance: UV Safety Month

Will Your Sunglasses Protect You from Serious Eye Disease?   With summer in full swing, the days are longer, the sun hotter, and the threat from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays, greater. The American Academy of Ophthalmology warns that excess sun exposure can put you at risk of serious short-term and long-term eye problems. This is true for young and... Read More

July is Cord Blood Awareness Month

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(source) What is Cord Blood Awareness Month? Cord Blood Awareness Month is an annual health observance in July to raise awareness about (umbilical) cord blood donation and therapies. What is cord blood? The term “cord blood” is used to describe the blood that remains in the umbilical cord and the placenta after the birth of a baby. Up until recently... Read More