World Kidney Day

A few years ago, I noticed several dialysis centers popping up around Maryland and DC.  It seemed like there was one on almost every other corner. The amount of dialysis centers in my area has become so alarming that one of my former co-workers spoke about it during a meeting, as we tried to thinkContinue reading “World Kidney Day”

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Myths and Facts of Heart Attacks

Just imagine…You’re sitting in a movie theater fighting the nausea and indigestion you’ve been feeling all day.  Then you breakout into a cold sweat and begin having abdominal pain.  Thinking you have food poisoning, your friend rushes you to the hospital, but that is when you find out you’re having a heart attack. You wonderContinue reading “Myths and Facts of Heart Attacks”

For the Love of Your Heart

This February marks the 56th anniversary of American Heart Month.  With heart disease being the leading cause of death in America, and the leading cause of death in the world, it’s important that people in America receive heart health education.1, 2 Exactly what is heart disease? Heart disease, or cardiovascular disease, is a group ofContinue reading “For the Love of Your Heart”