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Healthcare Education

World Antibiotic Week

Antibiotics can save lives and are critical tools for treating a number of common and more serious infections. Antibiotic resistance happens when germs, like bacteria and fungi, develop the ability to defeat the drugs designed to kill them. Each year in the United States, more than 2.8 million infections from bacteria that are resistant to…

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Benefits of Wearing a Cloth Face Covering

The CDC has recommended wearing a face mask or a cloth face covering in public settings, especially in settings were social distancing is difficult, such as grocery stores. While everyone should always try to maintain a proper six feet from people to create social distance, read below about the benefits of wearing a cloth face…

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Raising Awareness About Oral, Head and Neck Cancer

Approximately 53,000 people in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. 132 new people are diagnosed with oral cancer in the United States every day. National Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week raises awareness for oral, head, and neck cancer and the need for early detection in order to save…

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Honoring World Tuberculosis Day

Each day, over 4,000 people lose their lives to Tuberculosis (TB )and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease. We aim to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of Tuberculosis, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

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National Nutrition Month

“Eat Right, Bite by Bite!” March is National Nutrition Month! We encourage everyone to focus on making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

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Celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week

Join us in celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week. Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Handwashing is a win for everyone, except…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It is the most common cancer worldwide. Lung Cancer is the number one cancer killer of women and men in the United States. It takes more lives every year than colon, prostate, ovarian and breast cancers combined. Early detection leads to 20% fewer lung cancer deaths each year.

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Award-Winning Film Alive Inside Comes to New Jersey

Mark your calendar. On May 23, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at RowanSOM Stratford Campus, the Glassboro-based, New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging presents a free screening of the Award-Winning film Alive Inside, followed by a Q&A on successful aging with an expert panel.  Lunch will be served. In Alive Inside, filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett…

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