Blog

Archives
Search Blog

All Archives

It’s Handwashing Awareness Week – You’re Doing It Wrong!

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser is for National Handwashing Awareness Week and its related activities. Yes, we need to have this conversation. I see you all day everyday. Th
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD December 2, 2019

25 Tips That WILL Increase Your Life Expectancy

Introduction Want to increase your life expectancy and live better longer? You may want to keep this post. I haven’t exactly found the Fountain of Youth, but I do know what activ
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD November 25, 2019

November is COPD Awareness Month

Introduction November is COPD Awareness Month. Unfortunately, you already know a lot about COPD without realizing it or even having to think about it. You’ve seen patients walki
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD November 18, 2019

National Diabetes Month – Diabetes Awareness

Introduction November is National Diabetes Month. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has chosen to focus on the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD November 11, 2019

A Challenge to Prevent Alhzeimer’s Disease

Introduction Who wouldn’t want to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? We’ve done a few challenges in this space. However, remember that we’re never as interested in the ac
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD November 4, 2019

It’s ADHD Awareness Month!

Introduction It’s ADHD Awareness Month, and this Straight, No Chaser discusses Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (aka ADD). To begin with, let’s set aside the jokes or c
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 28, 2019

November Is American Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention, to raise awareness, and to improve understanding of diabetes among peopl
By Clyde October 25, 2019

National Dental Hygiene Month

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser post gives you the information you need for National Dental Hygiene Month. If you ignore your teeth, they’ll go away. You may not think that
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 21, 2019

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Introduction October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, although it doesn’t take a break during other months. Are you concerned about domestic violence? Probably, you shou
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 14, 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser guide acknowledges the important work of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer Awareness How’s your breast cancer awar
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 8, 2019

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Detecting Breast Cancer Early

Each October, we wear pink to show our support for breast cancer awareness. This empowering campaign helps to shed light and bring awareness to this disease that affects one in eig
By Clyde October 1, 2019

Top Benefits Of Hiring A Healthcare Consulting Firm

If you’re in the healthcare industry, be it your own private practice or you’re part of a hospital group, surely you’ve considered utilizing a healthcare consulting f
By Clyde October 1, 2019

72 Hours Life Time Management Tools

We can all use some extra motivation and inspiration to stay focused and on task, whether that’s at home, with our children, or at work. If only there were more hours in the day
By Clyde October 1, 2019

Join Our 30-Day Plank Challenge!

Introduction This post introduces the Straight, No Chaser 30-Day Plank Challenge. The Straight, No Chaser challenges are always designed to find the simplest way to directly affect
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD September 30, 2019

September is Pain Awareness Month

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser acknowledges that September is Pain Awareness Month. In the midst of all the conversation about the national opioid epidemic, many of those su
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD September 23, 2019

Prostate Cancer Awareness for 2019

Introduction This post is for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. We offer answers to a few questions and additional resources. The first is this video from the Center for Disease Con
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD September 16, 2019

Suicide Prevention and Recognition

Introduction This post is about suicide prevention and recognition. Suicide Prevention: One Conversation Can Save a Life Suicidal thoughts affect individuals of every age, gender a
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD September 9, 2019

September is Healthy Aging Month!

Introduction This post is about healthy aging! 10 Tips for Healthy Aging Here are some ideas, modified for this audience, originally put together by the editors of Healthy Aging®
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD September 2, 2019

Push Up and Heart Health: Join Our Push Up Challenge!

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser post brings you a push up challenge! It addresses exercise benefits and the link between push-ups and your risk of stroke and heart attacks!
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD August 26, 2019

Overview of the American Drug Overdose Epidemic

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser guide loses at the drug overdose epidemic in the United States. Drug overdose deaths continue to increase in the United States. Deaths from dr
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD August 19, 2019