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World Arthritis Day: Raising Awareness and Sharing Facts about Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases

Today is World Arthritis Day. The day is a global initiative, bringing people together to raise awareness of issues affecting people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs). World Arthritis Day also aims to ensure all people with RMDs and their caregivers are aware of the vast support network and help that is available to them. Our colleagues at the Ketchum office in London are seeking to raise awareness about RMDs. Below is a myth buster quiz that team complied. S… [Read More]

Cleanliness is Next to Healthiness: Engage in a Little Fall Cleaning This Year

It's fall, y'all (in case you missed my tirade on Pumpkin Spice Lattes). Although this means that leaves will be changing and pumpkins will be carved, this also means that a significant amount of time is about to be spent indoors as we transition to sweater weather. What it typically does not mean on the other hand is that these inside spaces are going to be cleaned--that's a task reserved for spring. But just because it doesn't (almost) rhyme, should we really be neglecting the autumn … [Read More]

Project Semicolon Starts a Conversation that is Helping Many People Cope with Mental Illness

Although there have been significant efforts to raise awareness of mental illness, it's no secret that the stigma associated with mental illness has harmful effects that range from reluctance to seek help or medical treatment, to lack of understanding even from family members and close friends, to the belief that the situation will never get better and is helpless. It is this stigma that makes talking about mental illness so difficult--for both those with mental illness and those in th… [Read More]


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