We’re all ready to be outside and take advantage of the sunshine and warm temperatures now that summer has arrived. This sun exposure can be good for your mood and energy levels, but too much can cause sun damage to your skin which can be very harmful and result in future health complications.
You’ve seen the hashtag, but today we’d like to introduce you to one of the #healthcareheroes we’ve come to depend on. Rick Bain is a respiratory therapist and member of the Acuity family who is on the front line, helping people recover from serious respiratory illness every day. Check out the interview to see what it’s like working in a Long Term Acute Care specialty hospital, what he thinks of the homemade masks, and what lifts his spirits during quarantine.
Sometimes we can’t visit loved ones in a hospital because of the health risk to the patient or to ourselves. For all of us here at the Acuity family, we know how difficult it can be while unable to visit sick and recovering loved ones in person, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still offer hope and connection!
The spring season is a welcome relief for many with warmer weather, longer days, and the coming of summer. But we know many who suffer from chronic lung conditions may experience worsened symptoms.
The Acuity family knows how disruption can affect the mind and body. We’re all keeping our heads up while we fight this respiratory illness on the front lines, and we’d like to share with you some helpful tips for maintaining a sense of normalcy during quarantine.
As the virus continues its spread across the United States, new information regarding this illness is coming to light as we research and learn more about it.
Social distancing is a way to keep people from interacting closely or frequently enough to spread an infectious disease. Schools and other gathering places such as movie theaters may close, and sports events and religious services may be cancelled.
According to the World Health Organization, 235 million people suffer from asthma. But this is just one of the many chronic respiratory diseases out there. That means you most likely know someone who suffers from CRD’s (Chronic Respiratory Diseases) or suffer yourself from related conditions.
The global 2019 Coronavirus pandemic is causing lots of talk all over the world. With instant access to news online, it’s easy for the truth of the virus to be sensationalized and false information to spread. Here is everything you need to know.
Flu season is back in full swing this winter. Read on to learn how you can prevent catching and spreading the illness. When you protect yourself you protect those around you, too!