March Health Observance: National Poison Prevention Week

More than 2 million poisonings are reported to poison control centers each year across the country. Your local poison control center in works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year to respond to your needs in the event of a poison emergency. This post is a part of the annual National Poison Prevention Week,... Read More

January Health Observance: Folic Acid Awareness Week, January 6-12

Not into eating cereal? Check out Harvard Medical School's list of foods containing folic acid.  One caveat: folic acid is surprisingly better absorbed as a supplement than as a food (85% versus 50% absorption). unsplash-logoSai De Silva Read More

Potomac’s 3rd Annual Winter Coat Drive

    Potomac Companies and clients collected coats and hats, scarves, mittens, gloves, boots, and blankets in their 3rd Annual Winter Coat Drive.  Winter clothing is being donated to the Interfaith Works Clothing Center in Montgomery County, Maryland.   Thank you everyone for your generosity this winter! This post and project was created by Summer 2019 intern Peter Pietri as... Read More

December Health Observance: World AIDS Day

The only way to know for sure whether or not you have HIV is to get tested. You could have HIV and still feel healthy. Everyone ages 15 to 65 needs to get tested at least once. Some people may need to get tested more often. To find an HIV testing location near you, text your ZIP code to KNOWIT... Read More

November Health Observance: American Diabetes Month

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. One in 10 Americans have diabetes — that’s more than 30 million people. And another 84 million adults in the United States are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Depending on your age, weight, and other factors, you may be at higher risk... Read More