The August/September issue of AARP The Magazine published a piece from Dr. Richard Carmona, 17th Surgeon General of the United States, and board member of WiRED International. In the article Dr. Carmona pays tribute to his grandmother.
WiRED International now offers a health learning module on Huntington’s disease. Huntington’s disease (HD) is an inherited progressive brain disease that causes cells to die in various parts of the brain. HD affects a person’s functional abilities and usually results in cognitive, psychiatric and movement disorders.
This spring the World Health Organization (WHO) unanimously adopted a global resolution calling for action to prevent rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD).
Yen-Len Tang, M.D., a pediatrician with the Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, recently returned from Haiti, where he regularly provides volunteer medical care in the Hôpital Albert Schweitzer in Deschapelles.
Climate change, which brings warmer temperatures to higher latitudes and elevations, may be one of the causes of an increase in the tick population, which in turn, has brought about an increase in cases of Lyme disease. No matter the cause, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recorded a soaring increase in the tick population between 2004 and 2016.
WiRED International is proud to announce the release of its 24-part Mother and Child Health Series. WiRED has created a uniquely comprehensive training program, two years in the making, to assist families, caregivers, community health workers and others by offering information related to the following four areas: Before Pregnancy, Pregnant Now, Labor and Delivery, and Parenting.
I worked my way through college many years ago as a disc jockey. Listeners would often phone the station with requests for a favorite song; I recall how satisfying it was to find the tune and play it for them on the air. It wasn’t very satisfying, though, to search the music archives and come up empty-handed.