November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and this year, understanding how to keep your lungs healthy, identify issues early and treat lung disease effectively has never been more critical. For patients living with lung cancer, there are actions you can take to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of holiday travelers is expected to plummet. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), staying home is the best way to protect yourself and your family from COVID-19. However, if you are going to travel, it’s critical to determine the safest way possible to do so.
NPs deliver high-quality health care patients count on in more than 1 billion visits each year, encouraging patient wellness, managing routine care and tackling complex chronic conditions for patients of all ages. This November 8-14, our nation will recognize the outstanding care NPs provide patients during National Nurse Practitioner Week.
As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and flu season, it’s important to recognize that traditional Halloween activities like trick-or-treating can unfortunately increase the risk of spreading these viruses. Check out the following alternatives for a safe and spooky Halloween.