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“Reach Out” to Celebrate National Depression Screening Day

Every year Thursday of the first full week in October is conducted, as an education and National Depression Screening day event by hospitals, clinics, colleges, and community groups nationwide.  Reach Out This year’s theme is, “Reach Out”, focusing on connecting with those around you and finding support for yourself and others. By taking up regular… Read More »

National Nutrition Week 2019: Are You Truly Healthy? 7 Signs of Nutritional Deficiency

Signs of nutritional deficiency (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons) Letting out yawn every now and then shouldn’t be a cause for concern. But what if you lost count of the times you did. More importantly, what does it say about your health? National Nutrition Week 2019 is on and it’s time for some introspection — are… Read More »

Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse, National Panel Urges

A national panel of health experts recommended on Tuesday that doctors screen all adult patients for illicit drug use, including improper use of prescription medications. But the group, the United States Preventive Services Task Force, stopped short of endorsing such screening for teenagers, a position that puts them at odds with major adolescent health groups.… Read More »