September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

You must always remember you are braver than you believe. Stronger than you seem … Christopher Robin When children receive a diagnosis of cancer, our hearts collectively break. Worldwide, about 400,000 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer each year.¹ Since September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, what are the facts? The Facts Cancer is the leading cause of death

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September is Healthy Aging Month — Celebrating Many Healthy Years to Come!

Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been – David Bowie Back in 1992, Healthy Aging® Month was first observed as a way to draw attention to the importance of healthy lifestyles for adults, 45-plus. Since no one wants to be considered old, what should those of us over 45 consider, in order

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August is Psoriasis Action Month — What It Is and What It Isn’t

“Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, and I’m sensitive” – Cara Delevingne Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease (a disease with an unclear cause that is characterized by inflammation caused by dysfunction of the immune system) that causes inflammation in the body. There may be visible signs of the inflammation such as raised plaques (plaques may look different for different skin types)

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August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

If we could see the world through the eyes of a child, we would see the magic in everything – Chee Vai Tang Those little eyes! Don’t they pull at your heart strings when you look into a child’s eyes? But as cute as they are, our children’s eyes must also be healthy. As August is Children’s Eye Health and

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July is UV Safety Awareness Month — Enjoy the Sunshine Responsibly!

“Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Bare feet and barbecues. Sunshine and swimming pools. Warm summer days are here! Sure, we want to enjoy the next few months with some outside time. But caution is needed. Why? Overexposure to UV rays can cause serious health issues. July is UV

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July Is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month — Let’s Comfort The Children And Those Who Love them!

Many people don’t realize that children can develop arthritis. However, according to the National Arthritis Research Foundation, 300,000 children in America have arthritis¹. Since July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, let’s be aware that kids get this debilitating disease too. And since knowledge is power, we can use this awareness to offer comfort and help to sufferers and their families.

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Introducing the Hausted® EPC500 — the Most Versatile Procedure Chair on the Market

Atlanta, Georgia, June 21, 2021: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brand New in 2021! Introducing the Hausted EPC500 — The Most Versatile Procedure Chair on the Market Features: Smart Caster Technology with auto-braking and advanced steering for improved patient and staff safety Industry-Leading Height Range — 20 inches (51 cm) to 40 inches (102 cm) for greater procedural flexibility Highest Chair Weight

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June is PTSD Awareness Month — Understanding and Caring

PTSD is not the person refusing to let go of the past, but the past refusing to let go of the person. – Dr. James Zender According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, currently about 8 million people in the United States suffer from PTSD¹. June is PTSD awareness month. What is PTSD? How is PTSD treated? And how can we, as individuals, reach out to

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Graham-Field Is Proud To Introduce The Lumex® Gaitster Forearm Rollator

Atlanta, Georgia, June 10, 2021: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Lumex Gaitster Forearm Rollator, shown at right, is designed to offer a solution for walking in a more upright position to improve posture, reduce lower back strain, and give you the confidence and independence to keep you active and on the go. Unlike walkers that force you to hunch over, putting

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June Is Cataract Awareness Month … Schedule An Appointment To Get Your Eyes Examined!

According to preventblindness.org, cataracts are the world’s leading cause of blindness, accounting for about 42 percent of all cases of blindness around the world.¹ As June is Cataract Awareness Month, it’s a good time to be cataract aware and educate ourselves about this eye disease. Cataracts cloud the clear lens of the eye, blocking or changing the passage of light

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