Recent Articles from Dr. Fredda

  • How to be Safe around Fireworks

    It’s the 4th of July and you can expect to see fireworks. It’s a celebration, anyway, and it’s more enjoyable with friends and family members enjoying steaks, barbecue, burgers, and even salad! But before you feast your eyes on your 4th-of-July dinner, you must take extra precautions because fireworks pose dangers that can ruin your […] Read More

  • June 7 is National Cancer Survivors Day

    National Cancer Survivors Day, according to the foundation with the same name, is being observed every first Sunday of June (which falls on June 7 this year 2015). Parades, inspirational programs, motivational speeches, art exhibits, and others will be held during the event. But more important, this day is a celebration “to honor cancer survivors, […] Read More

  • June is National Safety Month: What You Should Know

    June is National Safety Month… and do you even care? Most of us are aware of this observance; however, most of us also care less, thinking that it is the responsibility of the government – or the agency concerned – to create programs to eliminate or reduce risks at workplaces, communities and home. This is […] Read More

  • May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

    It’s May and it’s Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. The American Academy of Dermatology launches “Who’s Got Your Back” campaign this year to highlight the importance of applying sunscreen at the back, it being the most common location for Melanoma. But what makes this observance significant?   Melanoma News Today writes that, “Melanoma is […] Read More

  • May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

    With May being the National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, it is but right that you begin thinking of ways (in case you haven’t started yet) to become physically active. According to Shellie Pfohl, President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition executive director, “National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is the ideal time for every […] Read More