May is National Arthritis Month – Graham-Field Products Assist in Providing Relief

May is National Arthritis Month – Graham-Field Products Assist in Providing Relief According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, arthritis is one of the most common health conditions in the United States. About 1 in 4 adults have arthritis that has been diagnosed by a doctor[1]. Since May is National Arthritis Month, what are some important facts about

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May is National Blood Pressure Awareness Month

Take Care of Yourself with a Blood Pressure Unit from Graham-Field.   Blood pressure management is one of the most important things we can do to maintain our health and it is essential in preventing heart disease and stroke.  According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure[1]. With that

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Graham-Field Nebulizers Can Help Provide Relief during Allergy Season

Spring – When you realize you’re allergic to everything you love! What can we say about allergy season that hasn’t already been said? Those of us that suffer seasonal allergies know the symptoms all too well! But did you know that allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. with an annual cost in excess of

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Graham-Field Proudly Supports Mercy Shipsyes

16.9 million people die annually due to the lack of access to safe surgery. That is equivalent to the entire population of Senegal. Despite COVID-19, Mercy Ships performed 3,138 surgical procedures and 16,067 dental procedures in 2021. Mercy Ships also provides education, training, and mentoring in dentistry, medical courses, and nutritional agriculture. Graham-Field CEO, Ken Spett, is in Rotterdam to

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December 1-7 Is National Handwashing Week — A Step to Good Health!

Clean hands offend no one Colombian Proverb The simple step of washing our hands with soap and clean running water is vital to protecting our health. For example, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), handwashing reduces the number of people who get sick with diarrhea by 23-40%. This is a serious concern for the world’s children,

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month — Take Care of Your Health!

I was determined to share my positive approach and not let diabetes stand in the way of enjoying my life. Paula Deen According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 34.2 million Americans — just over 1 in 10 — have diabetes, and 88 million American adults — 1 in 3 — have prediabetes¹. Since November is American

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Respiratory Care Week Is October 24-30th — Helping Others to Breathe Easier!

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded Ralph Waldo Emerson For those with breathing or airway problems such as COPD, Asthma, or Cystic Fibrosis, respiratory therapy is vital to enjoying a better quality of life. Therefore, we share in giving our appreciation to those who work hard in behalf of

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October Is National Physical Therapy Month — Let’s Get A Move On!

According to The American Physical Therapy Association, inadequate physical activity results in an added $117 billion in health care costs in the U.S. and leads to reduced quality of life for millions of Americans.¹ Therefore, this October, National Physical Therapy Month has the theme of promoting physical activity. The physical therapy community can contribute in unique ways to help people

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October Is Eye Injury Prevention Month — Don’t Forget Your Goggles!

Do you like simple solutions? Don’t we all? One of the easiest things you can do for your health is protecting your eyes from injury. How so? Wearing protective eyewear such as goggles, visors and other defense can prevent up to 90% of all eye injuries. And with nearly half of all eye injuries occurring in the home¹, it’s important

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September Is World Alzheimer’s Month — Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s

To love a person is to learn the song in their heart and sing it to them when they have forgotten. Arne Garborg To lose a memory is to lose the past. That past is filled with a family, accomplishments, and things a person enjoys doing in life. Like a thief, Alzheimer’s — the most common cause of dementia¹ —

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