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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In 2022 alone, an estimated 287,500 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, with one woman being diagnosed every two minutes. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a great opportunity to highlight the importance of preventive measures and treatments for breast cancer to raise the survival rate of the disease. Although strides in modern medicine have helped reduce deaths from breast...

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World Heart Day

Today is World Heart Day. Each year about 17 million people die from cardiovascular disease (CVD). Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle can reduce your risk of CVD.  Join more than 90 countries in observing World Heart Day, celebrated on September 29. The annual event was established in 2000 to increase awareness of CVDs and their impact on the global population. All...

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National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

Established in 2002 by the Health Information Resource Center, National Women’s Health and Fitness Day promotes fitness and healthy living yearly among women of all ages. Women’s health and fitness has historically been marred by inconsistent science and pseudoscience, old wives’ tales, and conjecture and has even been taboo in certain cultures and societies. An early example of this is the...

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NCMA Woodlawn Lunch & Learn Conference

Econometrica attended the Lunch & Learn session held by National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Woodlawn Chapter at beautiful Martin’s West on September 20. The very successful session, headlined by Benjamin Simcock and Robert Burton, included discussion topics such as Office of Acquisition and Grants Management (OAGM) accomplishments in the phased proposal evaluation approach now...

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National Opioid Awareness Day

Addictive, strong, and inexpensive, opioids, which include opiates and fentanyl, helped cause nearly 841,000 deaths to drug overdoses between 1999 and 2020. While it is easy to dismiss opioid related deaths as another drug related lapse in judgement, opioid addiction can occur from legal, prescribed medication. National Opioid Awareness Day hopes to highlight the dangers of opioids and remove...

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