Breathing Life into Awareness: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Cancer

November marks an important and poignant time as we observe Lung Cancer Awareness Month. This thirty-day period is dedicated to shedding light on the impact of lung cancer, fostering understanding, and emphasizing the critical importance of early detection and prevention.   The Harsh Reality: Lung cancer is a formidable adversary, representing a significant global health […]

Pancreatic Cancer: Low survival, early diagnosis crucial

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, observed in November, is a crucial initiative in the USA to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer and its impact on individuals and families.   Stats: Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers with a low survival rate. It ranks as the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United […]

World Mental Health Day: Prioritizing Mental Well-being for a Better World

World Mental Health Day, celebrated on October 10th each year, serves as a global platform to raise awareness about mental health issues, reduce stigma, and advocate for improved access to mental health care. 1. Statistics • The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, affecting more than 264 […]

National ADHD Awareness Month: Shining a Light on ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects millions of people worldwide, transcending age, gender, and ethnicity. To raise awareness and understanding of this often misunderstood condition, National ADHD Awareness Month is observed annually in October in the US. We delve into the significance of this awareness month, some key statistics, information, and highlights on the importance […]

National Depression Screening Day: A Step Towards Mental Wellness

National Depression Screening Day, observed on the first Thursday of October, plays a crucial role in promoting mental health awareness, early intervention, and destigmatizing depression. Some statistics related to depression, and we emphasize its importance in addressing mental health issues. 1.Statistics • According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is a leading cause of […]

Mental Illness Awareness Week: Breaking the Silence, Ending the Stigma

Mental Illness Awareness Week, observed in the first full week of October, plays a pivotal role in destigmatizing mental health conditions and raising public awareness about the prevalence and impact of mental illnesses. We look at the significance of this awareness week, provides statistics, and underscores the importance of addressing mental health issues. 1. Statistics […]

Alert and informed Hurricane preparedness tips for those who live in Jamaica

Alert and informed Hurricane

Living in Jamaica, a country located in the hurricane-prone Caribbean region, it’s important to be well-prepared for the potential impact of hurricanes. Here are some hurricane preparedness tips to help you stay safe: Stay Informed: Pay attention to local weather updates from trusted sources such as the Meteorological Service of Jamaica, local news outlets, and […]

Prevention better than cure Men’s Health Month

Prevention better than cure Men’s Health Month

Taking one’s health seriously should be important for men and women. Men’s Health Month is a time to raise awareness about men’s health issues and encourage them to prioritize their well-being. Some tips to promote seeking help and support for health issues and preventing them: Spread awareness: Utilize various platforms such as social media, websites, […]

When the lines are blurred… Cataract Awareness Month


Taking eyesight for granted is natural till issues come up and then it hits you on the importance of one’s eyesight. June is Cataract Awareness Month to raise awareness of cataracts, their symptoms, and the range of treatments available. A common eye illness known as ‘cataract’ causes the lens to become cloudy, impairing vision and […]

Making the complex, simple. Dealing this month with Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness


Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month is an important time to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease, honor those affected by it, and promote education and support.   Here are a few inspirational stories and educational resources to help you better understand Alzheimer’s disease and its impact:   Inspirational Stories: “Still Alice” by Lisa Genova: This bestselling […]