National HIV Testing Day – June 27

Recent headlines have made many of us aware that HIV is still a disease that impacts the lives of people in our communities. It is a disease for which we still have no cure, and one that needs to be talked about so people can be properly educated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Academic physicians impact the health of you and your family

Every day, doctors make discoveries and develop innovative treatments that change the lives of patients and their families everywhere. Most of these breakthroughs are made by academic physicians, dedicated doctors who see patients in clinical practices while researching and teaching at universities in the School of Medicine. Because of their academic affiliation and research activities,…
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Take a swim

Swimming is such a quintessential part of the summer experience. The fun, laughter, memories, and of course it’s a great way to cool down on a hot day. How can you make this summer adventure a safe one? These tips can help. Remember, children should never be left unsupervised in a pool. Even the best…
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Enjoy a safe bike ride

A bike is a child’s first vehicle. Be sure your children know the rules before zipping down the driveway. Use your head, wear a helmet A helmet is the most effective safety device to reduce head injury and death from bicycle crashes. Make sure a helmet is worn when riding a bike or scooter and…
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