An estimated 46 million people in the United States have arthritis or other rheumatic conditions. By the year 2020, this number is expected to reach 60 million. Rheumatic diseases are a more frequent cause of… Read more »
Influenza (“flu”) is a contagious disease, caused by the influenza virus, which can be spread by coughing, sneezing, or nasal secretions. On average, 226,000 people are hospitalized every year because of influenza and 36,000 die… Read more »
62 attendees of all ages took advantage of various medical services offered at the local BAPS Charities Health Fair in Warrington, PA which took place on November 16, 2014.
Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Diabetes is one of the costliest disease and it brings acute and chronic complications with it. Diabetes can cause serious health complications including… Read more »
Benefitting American Cancer Society, the BAPS Charities Walk in Warrington, PA took place on May 4, 2014. In total, over 80 participants enthusiastically supported the event, walking a combined 105 miles.
Claiming the lives of 23 people every day, heart disease is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Indiscriminate between males and females, heart disease is extremely prevalent in the South Asian community. By… Read more »
An estimated 750,000 Americans live with leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma and someone new is diagnosed with one of these cancers every 5 minutes. While researchers have spent years trying to find a cure for these… Read more »