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The importance of the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

In 2019, the executive board of the World Health Organization (WHO) proposed that the year 2020 be designated the “Year of the Nurse and the Midwife” in honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. The designation, which was approved by the World Health Assembly, was made to bring awareness of the importance of

Mental Health America of Kentucky is growing, getting involved

By Marcie Timmerman Mental Health America of Kentucky serves to provide health and wellness education, to promote research-based improvements and to create a better mental health system in Kentucky. Here’s how: Online Screening: Our most frequently used service is our online mental health screenings. You get screened for cancer. You get screened for high blood

Pharmacy Versus ‘Farmacy’ – Know the difference

Do you know the difference between a pharmacy, spelled with a “ph,” and a farmacy, spelled with an ‘f’? A pharmacy is a licensed facility that sells medicinal drugs and employs pharmacists who are licensed and specially trained as medication experts. They’re able to answer any of your medication questions in an honest, well thought-out

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