March is National Kidney Month, and a time to raise awareness about the risk factors for chronic kidney disease and the dangers of acute kidney injury (AKI).
In a recent report published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, researchers describe a particle that they discovered in the bloodstream of sepsis patients, which they believe could lead to new insights into the immune system.
The first full week in February is Burn Awareness Week. This week is an opportunity for everyone, particularly burn, fire, and life safety educators, to unite by spreading awareness and prevention messages.
After severe or even mild COVID-19 illness, some people continue to suffer from symptoms for weeks and months after their initial recovery. These people may be considered “long haulers” with post-COVID-19 syndrome.