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What are Health Disparities?

What are Health Disparities?

Health disparities are preventable differences in the burden of disease, injury, violence, or opportunities to reach your best health. They are experienced by socially disadvantaged populations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) When it...

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June is National Cancer Survivor Month

June is National Cancer Survivor Month

The number of cancer survivors is rising worldwide, propelled by advances in early detection and treatment and the aging of the world’s population. In 2018, there were approximately 43.8 million cancer survivors diagnosed within the previous 5 years. We invite you to...

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The Power of Your Immune System

The Power of Your Immune System

Your immune system protects your body from viruses and disease. It is an essential part of the body such that without it humans cannot survive. The functioning of the immune system depends on several factors such as the presence of a chronic illness or mutation, but...

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Understanding The Hardship of Cancer In Africa

Understanding The Hardship of Cancer In Africa

The burden of cancer has been increasing significantly in Africa. In 10 years the number of new cancer cases in the region has jumped from 715,000 in 2008 to over a million in 2018. Cancer deaths have gone from 542,000 to 693,487 in the same period. That represents an...

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