Posts made in September, 2014

World Heart Day | 29 Sept 2014

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Health Topics | 0 comments

World Heart Day  |  29 Sept 2014

World Heart Day was founded in 2000 to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading causes of death, claiming 17.3 million lives each year. World Heart Day is an annual event which takes place on 29 September every year. Each year’s celebrations have a different theme, reflecting key issues and topics relating to heart health. 2014’s theme is creating heart-healthy environments. Together with World Heart Federation members, World Heart Day spreads the news that at least 80% of premature deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) could be avoided if four...

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Eye Care Awareness Week | 23 Sept – 20 Oct

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Health Topics | 0 comments

Eye Care Awareness Week  |  23 Sept – 20 Oct

It’s Eye Care Awareness Month! Are you one of millions of people around the world walking around with a sight-threatening disease? Unless you have your eyes checked regularly by a professional, you might not even be aware that your sight’s in danger. Some diseases, like glaucoma, have no early warning signs. Instead, vision deteriorates silently and painlessly until it results in total blindness. But if glaucoma’s detected early enough and is correctly treated, vision loss and blindness may be prevented. Eyesight’s one of the most precious gifts a person can have. That’s why we...

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