Nov 01

November is American Diabetes Month

Posted on November 1, 2022 at 10:28 AM by Bridget Craker

American Diabetes Month is a time to recognize the impact that diabetes has on Americans, and a time for people to learn more about this disease. Diabetes affects millions of Americans; more than 122 million Americans are living with diabetes or prediabetes. In this blog post, we’re going to take a look at what diabetes is, how it impacts people, and preventing diabetes.

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Oct 04

October is Dental Hygiene Month

Posted on October 4, 2022 at 10:27 AM by Bridget Craker

Dental hygiene is extremely important, but may not be at the top of mind for most people; until a problem with their dental health comes up. Dental Hygiene Month is meant to be a time to raise awareness about the importance of taking good care of your mouth and teeth. While most people understand some of the basics about taking care of their teeth, in this blog post we’re going to look at some of the negative impacts of poor dental hygiene, different ways to keep your teeth in good shape, and resources to help you have good dental hygiene.

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Sep 01

Rabies 101

Posted on September 1, 2022 at 8:12 AM by Bridget Craker

Rabies is an infectious disease that most people don’t think about often. This disease can be found among many different wild animals including bats, raccoons, skunks, and foxes. Rabies impacts the central nervous system of an infected animal, ultimately causing disease in the brain. While rabies is very rare among humans in most countries, it is extremely deadly if a human does get this disease. Rabies can be spread to a human through the bite or scratch of an infected animal. Pets, including dogs and cats, can get rabies from wild animals, and pass the virus on to humans.

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