SAISD A+ Wellness - Your Health
Exercise and eating right are only 2 components of being well. Practicing a healthy lifestyle can help you battle the diseases that go along with poor health including Diabetes, Hypertension (Stress), Obesity, Bad Cholesterol, and High Blood Pressure.
National Health Observances (NHOs) are special days, weeks, or months designed to raise public awareness about important health topics. NHOs provide unique opportunities for public health and medical professionals, consumer groups, and others to encourage their community members to stay healthy.
First Ever…. FREE Complete Wellness Screening and Counseling Program – Only 100 Spots Available. See the flyer below for additional information and registration details.
Official Hands-Only CPR Instructional Video
The official Hands-Only CPR instructional video from the American Heart Association. Learn how to perform CPR in this 60-second video showing Hands-Only CPR in action. Remember, if you see a teen or adult collapse, call 9-1-1 and push hard and fast in the center of the chest to the beat of the classic Bee Gees' song "Stayin' Alive." The American Heart Association's Hands-Only CPR at this beat can more than double or triple a person's chances of survival. View video
Go Red For Women presents: 'Just a Little Heart Attack'
Emmy-nominated actress Elizabeth Banks directs and stars in this Go Red For Women short film “Just a Little Heart Attack,” inspired by the real-life stories of women who have been affected by heart disease. The entertaining, yet poignant film provides a powerful wake-up call to women across America to understand their risk for heart disease and empower them to put their health first. View video
Skin Cancer ABCs
Spotting skin cancer early can be as easy as reciting your ABCs. Experts discuss the warning signs of skin cancer: A is for asymmetry, B is for border, C is for color, D is for diameter and E is for evolving. Learn how to spot these signs as well as risk factors and tips for prevention. View video
Sun Safety - Spotting skin cancer
Outdoor workers have a higher risk for developing skin cancer. This program will help this group learn the facts about skin cancer and find out ways to protect themselves. Through simple language and practical demonstration, outdoor workers will find out: Who is at risk for skin cancer, When sun protection is needed, Safe, easy ways to protect against the sun, What skin cancers look like, What to do if a suspicious mole or spot is found. View video
Ask the Expert: Michelle Snuggs on Breast Cancer Awareness
Listen as Dr. Michelle Snuggs discusses an overview of breast cancer, signs and symptoms, mammography, and more! View video
Heat Related Illness
Heat related illnesses such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat syncope, and heat stroke if you're outside and unprepared during the hot summer months. Just a little preparation using the tips in this video can keep your summer safe and enjoyable. View video