Bills, prescription information, receipts, vaccination records. It can be tough to keep track of all these items, especially if you are managing medical information for a child, aging parent, or another person you’re caring for. October is Organize Your Medical Information Month as well as Long-Term Care Planning Month. While you could do both tasks […]
Protect Your Hearing All Year
National Protect Your Hearing Month is observed in October each year. Find out how to protect yourself and those around you from noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) thanks to Noisy Planet, an organization dedicated to helping prevent NIHL. What is NIHL? Noise-induced hearing loss occurs when noise damages tiny hair cells within the cochlea. Located in […]
What You Need to Know About Vaping Lung Injury
It’s hard to miss the news about vaping related fatalities. Hundreds of illnesses and at least twelve fatalities have been reported around the US. In many cases, the individuals who died were in their 20s or 30s, like this case reported in southern Indiana. The Indiana State Department of Health is currently investigating at least […]
What’s Your Fire Escape Plan?
Fire Prevention Week is observed during the week of October 9th in remembrance of the Great Chicago Fire in 1871. The event killed more than 250 individuals, destroyed homes and structures, and burned over 2,000 acres of land. The Great Chicago Fire serves as a reminder of just how destructive fire can be when it […]