In continuance of the anti-bullying campaign for this month with the upcoming academic school year approaching, strategies that unite the parents and school administrators are an effective force against bullying in our school systems in Mississippi.
The month of April has several health observances that impact our lives as a community.
This week’s topic recognizes the month of April as Alcohol Awareness Month.
Many of us are acquainted with someone who currently consumes alcohol; formerly consumed alcohol or is considering alcohol consumption as stress relief antidote.
This week represents National Public Health Awareness week (April 1-7).
What is public health?
According to the Centers for Disease Control, Public Health is the science of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities.
COPD is an obstructive lung disease that can be exhibited in patients as asthma, bronchitis, or emphysema.
Each of the obstructive lung diseases have specific characteristics that may manifest itself in the form of increased thickness and consistency of sputum production, wheezing, and acute shortness of breath.