Hope
October 25th 2016

This October, Ed4HHS is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women (second to skin cancer). About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. But the good news is that millions of women are surviving the disease thanks in part to early detection and improvements in treatment.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

acupuncture
October 4th 2016

The decision to undergo chemotherapy or radiation treatment is a difficult one, yet often necessary to achieve remission or prolong a patient’s life expectancy. The prospect of these treatments and the side effects that often come along with them is frightening for many patients and their families. Will they become sick after treatment? Will they be able to get out of bed and participate in the activities they typically enjoy?

two young women in medical clothing
August 25th 2015

The healthcare industry is one of the most hardworking, but highly rewarding opportunity for those interested. Many of those already in the industry will tell you how fulfilling this career can be as long as you put the work in. As a professional in the healthcare industry, there is an abundance of career paths that you can go into. Healthcare continues to be the fastest growing industry. So, what makes this industry so popular?

Here are five benefits of working in the healthcare industry:

man with a headache
June 9th 2015

The most common place for pain to occur in the body is in the head. Two such pains are known as headaches and migraines. Headaches and migraines are a misery and often affects our daily life and tasks such as our job and family responsibilities. They arise from pain triggered in the head or upper neck of the body which affects the tissues surrounding the brain. Some can be severe, but it is very rare that headaches or migraines are caused by something serious.

green apple + healthy living
June 2nd 2015

Between family and work obligations, many of us make that same excuse that we don’t have time to be and stay healthy because we are just too busy, over

sign = celebrating national healthcare decisions day
April 15th 2015

We live in a world that is constantly developing and growing with new technologies, discoveries, and places to see. Because of this, it has become our human nature to want to experience everything and see for ourselves what the future has to bring. Realistically, many of us won’t. Many of us are afraid to leave this world one day and lose everything we have earned especially family and friends.

red AIDS ribbon
December 9th 2013

December 1st, officially called World AIDS Day, marked the beginning of AIDS Awareness Month.

According to the Aids.gov website, more than one million people are living with HIV and AIDS in the US.  One in six people living with HIV are not aware that they have the disease, and one in four new cases of HIV occur among young adults from 13 years of age to 24.

group of people celebrating
November 6th 2013

Recently, I had the pleasure of working with a gentleman born in India who has been in the United States for almost 25 years; working, raising his family and contributing to his community.  During breaks in our conference schedule, he shared with me his views on diversity and the steps he takes both in his personal and professional life to promote an understanding and acceptance of all types of people.

medical person looking at a tablet
May 27th 2013

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed by Congress in 1996 to make healthcare providers have safeguards in place to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of patients’ private health information (PHI). In 2013 after much technical and digital growth, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has introduced additional compliance requirements that providers and their business associates will need to implement by the September 23rd, 2013 deadline.