Despite growing awareness and advances in treatment, this fast-growing developmental disorder has enormous personal, family, and economic impact – and no known cure. Learn more about Autism and what medical professionals currently know, in this infographic from Guide to Nursing Degrees.
Daylong asked 2,000 people all about their legs and answers came in all shapes and sizes. They learned the who, what, where and why of tired, aching legs. They also learned what the UK thinks of compression hosiery. It’s all below in the following infographic simply entitled, “The Truth About the UK’s Legs.”
A tummy ache can be a frustrating symptom to understand in small children. While it’s a common problem, there are a wide variety of potential causes. This infographic from Tummy Calm reviews many potential causes of stomach ache and offers pros and cons to potential remedies.
This video infographic by 12 Palms Recovery Center highlights the shocking and sad statistics regarding the amount of drug-related pregnancies occurring in the U.S. The video also shows how using each illegal drug can harm an unborn child, putting them at risk for developing health defects that may follow them around throughout their entire lives.
Wrinkles – Everybody gets them at some point. However, there are a few simple steps you can take to avoid wrinkles as long as possible. And do not worry, facelifts didn’t make the list. Instead, Chamonix has developed the infographic below where you will find the best and easiest ways to prevent those pesky little wrinkles.
Did you know that 50 million American adults have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis? May is designated as National Arthritis Awareness Month. Throughout the month, advocacy organizations like the Arthritis Foundation will be working with local communities all over the country in order to help raise further awareness for this common medical condition. In honor of Arthritis Awareness Month, Avail Clinical Research has created the following infographic which may help to paint a picture of what this observance is all about.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and it is time to start protecting yourself and your family against the fastest growing form of cancer in America. Learn how the letters “ABCD” can help your skin, and several ways of lowering your risk of developing melanoma with the following infographic from Northwest Pharmacy. Keep your skin happy and healthy this summer, and every day.
It is May once again, and that means that it is Lupus Awareness Month. May 17th is the official Put on Purple Day where thousands will be wearing whatever purple they have to help raise awareness for the estimated 1.5 million Americans living with this chronic autoimmune disease. You can learn about Put on Purple Day and many of the other awareness events that will be taking place during May in the following infographic developed by Achieve Clinical Research.
Love, it’s a beautiful thing. And it’s good for your body and mind as well. This infographic presented by master-of-health-administration.com takes a look at all of the benefits love provides.
Bipolar Disorder is a common and disabling psychiatric illness that is often misdiagnosed in patients presenting with depressive episodes. Physicians should consider this diagnosis in all patients that are showing signs of depressive symptoms since up to 20% of those with unipolar depression will go on to develop a bipolar disorder. This disorder is even present in many well-known celebrities such as Catherine Zeta-Jones who has publicly spoken out about having the illness in order to encourage others to seek medical help.
Many women have chosen to use the Mirena Intrauterine Device (Minera IUD) because of its ease of use. Once your doctor places Minera, it can last for up to five years. It is also the only birth control approved to treat heavy period. However, people may not know about some of this popular device’s side effects when using. Learn more about the side effects of Minera in this infographic byMirena Lawsuit Settlements.
Did you know that every 20 minutes someone in North Carolina is hospitalized from a stroke? That’s 72 North Carolinians each day who are suffering from a brain attack that can be prevented with proper diet, exercise, and blood pressure control. The Justus-Warren Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force, the North Carolina Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program, and The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence invite you to help spread this important public awareness message by sharing this stroke infographic.
Malaria claims populations larger than the size of U.S. cities like Boston, Seattle, Baltimore, Denver, Seattle and Washington, D.C. every year. Let’s take a closer look at the progress that has been made in the fight against this needless killer that takes about 655,000 lives each year. Every minute, malaria claims a life in Africa; but, malaria mortality rates are falling. Just a few short years ago, statistics showed a child died every 30 seconds of the mosquito-borne disease.
It’s not easy to trick the school nurse into sending you home from school early. Licensed school nurses attend to 64 percent of a given population and end up returning 95 percent of them to class. While this may seem like some daunting statistics, it is possible to convince the nurse that going home is the best option.