It’s essential to prioritize safety in all aspects of our lives. We will highlight and explore topics related to national safety and provide valuable tips to ensure a secure and protected environment for everyone. Home Safety Install smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms on every level of your home. Regularly check and replace batteries in
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the USA and February is American heart health month. The term cardiovascular disease or CVD is the blanket term used to describe diseases of the heart and blood vessels. The most common type of heart disease in the United States is coronary artery disease or CAD.
The new year is here! Here are some tips for getting and staying healthy in 2022! 5 Tips for a healthier you! 1. Avoid smoking Tobacco consumption and exposure to second-hand smoke are important causes of premature death from heart and lung disease, myocardial infarction and cancer. If you smoke, you can put a stop
Hi, Guilford County! The time has come to eliminate your outdated or unused medications. The Summerfield Fire District, Cone Health, the High Point Police Dept, Healthy Guilford, Deep River Drug, Alcohol and Drug Services (ADS), and Safe Guilford are working together to sponsor another medication disposal initiative. Please note below that there are three locations
Fox8 News has provided media coverage of ADS’ facility on Chestnut Drive in High Point and the assistance that ADS has received through the years from the High Point Community Foundation. The Foundation has provided funds that sustained ADS’ Prevention efforts among other upgrades to help keep the facility running. The ADS High Point location used
Finally, it seems there is growing momentum for the utilization of medications in treating opioid addiction. The commissioner of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Scott Gottlieb, has expressed an intent for the FDA to leverage the use of medications to treat opioid addiction in America. The list of medications include methadone, buprenorphine, and
Advocates For Opioid Recovery is a non-profit organization spearheaded by Newt Gingrich, Patrick Kennedy, and Van Jones. The group is dedicated to advancing evidence-based treatment to better address the effects of America’s opioid addiction dilemma. A main focus of the organization is breaking down regulatory barriers that exist in patient access to recovery medications like
It’s that time again! On April 18th, anyone can join The Human Race to raise money for their favorite charity. The gates open at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday 4/18/15 at the Greensboro coliseum. Participants can walk, run, or roll through the 5 kilometer course and raise funds for their favorite charity through the sponsorship of