World Hearing Day, an observance of the World Health Organization, is March 3.
More than 48 million Americans have hearing loss. Polling has shown that almost half of American adults (46%) say they have a close family member or other loved one who has difficulty hearing. And although untreated hearing loss is associated with poorer quality of life as well as an increased risk of cognitive decline and dementia, depression, falls, and a host of other serious conditions, many adults do not seek treatment for years, even decades—if ever.
El Día Mundial de la Audición, una celebración de la Organización Mundial de la Salud, es el 3 de marzo.
Más de 48 millones de personas en Estados Unidos tienen pérdida de audición. Las encuestas muestran que casi la mitad de los adultos estadounidenses (46 %) afirma tener un familiar cercano u otro ser querido con dificultades auditivas. Y a pesar de que la pérdida de audición no tratada se asocia a una peor calidad de vida, así como a un mayor riesgo de deterioro cognitivo y demencia, depresión, caídas y otras afecciones graves, muchos adultos no obtienen tratamiento durante años, incluso décadas, si es que alguna vez lo hacen.
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Every two seconds a patient in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion, but unfortunately, blood shortages are becoming more frequent. Though most of the population is eligible to donate blood, only about 3% currently do. If not enough blood is available, doctors may have to make impossible choices of who gets a lifesaving blood transfusion and who must wait.
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Junior Achievement (JA) is launching a new awareness campaign that focuses on helping kids connect what they learn in school and life outside the classroom. “Take Flight” is a PSA campaign that illustrates how Junior Achievement can help today’s students achieve their dreams of tomorrow, whether these dreams mean finding their ideal career, being able to buy a home, or starting their own business.
To address this urgent need this holiday season and beyond, Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), one of the country’s largest social service providers, launched a national public service announcement (PSA) campaign designed to increase awareness for the life-sustaining work provided by its 167 member agencies in 3,500 locations across the United States.
La Universidad Johns Hopkins se ha asociado con el pelotero de las Grandes Ligas del Baseball Didi Gregorius para difundir un mensaje de esperanza para que quienes hayan sido infectados o expuestos al COVID-19 no se sientan avergonzados o culpables, sino que participen en ensayos clínicos y estudios para buscar soluciones.
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Junior Achievement (JA) is launching a new awareness campaign aimed at connecting volunteers from the community with young people as mentors and role models. The campaign, titled “Inspiring Tomorrows™, will highlight the transformative impact a caring adult can have on a young person, not only by providing support, but by inspiring and preparing young people with essential life skills.
Getting children vaccinated with all CDC-recommended doses at the scheduled time is important to help protect them from serious illnesses. To increase awareness in Pittsburgh for this important issue, the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh and Pfizer has partnered together to launch a new public service announcement campaign. The :30 PSA features Father Paul Abernathy, CEO of the Neighborhood Resilience Project urging Pittsburgh residents to get their children vaccinated.
The first years of your baby’s life are some of the most important in terms of development and growth. During this time, your baby is vulnerable to potentially serious infections, such as measles, whooping cough, and invasive pneumococcal disease. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, most childhood vaccines produce immunity 90-100% of the time.