Author Archive for Chris Siska

Benefits of Cannabis

We discuss the benefits of marijuana, its medicinal properties, and its possible medical use. THC is a chemical compound that stimulates the release of neurotransmitters in the brain and can provide mental stimulation. The positive effects that THC provides in combination with other cannabinoids are found in various cannabis strains, mainly Sativa. Some strains with […]

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Autism

If you think you or someone you know might be on the autism spectrum, the following information will help you better understand the common signs and characteristics associated with adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This blog illustrates some of the signs, symptoms and diagnostic tools available to recognize autism before it is usually diagnosed. […]

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Child Abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and thousands of children suffer abuse every day of the year. It is important to be vigilant and proactive when abuse is suspected or known, but never be afraid to report it. We can all work together to help children who experience abuse. Although every child deserves a […]

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

WHAT IS MS? Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system. A combination of factors appears to be involved in the development and progression of multiple sclerosis (MS), the most common form of autoimmune disease, according to a new study from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. […]

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Kidney Health

In this blog we will talk about the most effective ways to keep your kidney in good condition. Kidney care can help you reduce your risk of disease and in some cases even prevent it. If you think you have a risk of kidney disease, it is a good idea to discuss this regularly with […]

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How to treat burns

In this article we present four home remedies for treating minor burns and how to tell when burns are so severe that a doctor can treat them. This way you know what you need to do immediately to reduce the damage, what recovery time you can expect and what home remedies can speed up healing. […]

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Thyroid

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to understand the importance of thyroid health and its role in human health. It aims to raise awareness of the types of problems that can occur with the thyroid gland and to inform people about the treatments available when these diseases occur. January has […]

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Bath Safety

January is National Bath Safety Month, which helps raise awareness of the dangers of the bathroom and make us aware of what we do and do not do in the bathroom. Bathing Safety Month is the ideal time to ensure that your elderly or loved one’s bathroom is safe from danger. The most dangerous room […]

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Online EMT Students Prepare for NREMT

On Saturday August 1st, 2020 our current set up online EMT basic students arrived with 1 thought…Pass the final. They studied hard and prepared themselves for the 175 question exam that stood between them and taking the NREMT exam. Each one came in and got their pencils out. As the tests were passed out they […]

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AED’s and CPR

You Do Have The Power To Restart A Heart Cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes in the United States. Each year in the United States, more that 350,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of a hospital setting. Less than 10 percent of those victims survive. Cardiac arrest can happen to anyone of any age […]

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