Epilepsy is much more common than people think – an estimated 1 in 26 people in the U.S. will develop the condition in their lifetime. It is more prevalent than multiple sclerosis, autism spectrum disorders, Parkinson’s disease, and cerebral palsy combined, yet awareness and understanding of epilepsy is very low and far too often, people are afraid to talk about it.
With September marking National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the kick-off of the 2015 NFL season, the Urology Care Foundation and the NFL have renewed their commitment to driving prostate health awareness, as well as teamed up to highlight a Public Service Announcement (PSA) focused on educating men about prostate cancer and encouraging them to take charge of their health through the Know Your Stats campaign.
Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), the most common heart arrhythmia, affects more than three million Americans and is estimated to reach 12 to 16 million Americans by 2050. AFib occurs when the upper chambers of the heart fibrillate, or “quiver,” which causes a rapid, irregular heart rhythm. It can feel like a fish flopping or drums beating in your chest. For someone living with AFib, their risk of stroke is five times higher than someone else.
To address the rise in melanoma, MRA, in conjunction with L’Oréal Paris, is supporting the It’s THAT Worth It To Me™ public health awareness campaign. This call to action urges women of all skin tones to prevent melanoma by using sunscreen and to help save lives by supporting cutting-edge research for a cure.
Did you know one in four car crashes are estimated to involve cell phone use? While 80% of drivers think using a hands-free device is a safer option that is just not the case. More than 30 studies show hands-free devices don’t make drivers any safer as the brain remains distracted by the cell phone conversation. There is no safe way to use a cell phone and drive.
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