Ella James

About: Ella James

Ella James is a freelance journalist who specializes in fitness, health, nutrition, and travel. She's a contributing editor for Consumer Health Digest blogger for AOL. She also writes regularly for numerous other publications, including All You, Shape, Self, Weight Watchers, Women's Health, Real Simple, Prevention, and Fitness.

Articles By Ella James

Consumer Health Digest
Dec01

World AIDS Day: Fight Against This Deadly Disease

World AIDS Day is a public health and awareness campaign that provides an opportunity to draw attention to the worldwide HIV epidemic. The event started in 1988 and it has been celebrated every year since on the 1st of December. During the public health and awareness campaign, there are various events that are organized all over the world for the main goal of raising awareness of HIV. The theme of this year’s event is Hands up...

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May16

Erasa XEP 30 Review: How Safe and Effective is this Product?

Erasa XEP 30 is the newest product on the market that acts as an instant face lifter and age refiner that has also been claimed to be “Botox in a jar” and perfect for anyone who wants to get a youthful skin and get rid of unwanted wrinkles. The luxurious creamy product is quite pricey at a cost of 160$ (One hundred sixty dollars) because of its rich consistency of complex ingredients and it can last anywhere between 8...

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Consumer Health Digest
Dec05

International Human Rights Day: 10th December 2015

International Human Rights Day is designated on the 10th of December every year. It was chosen because of the adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on the 10th of December, 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly. It was the first global declaration of human rights which was among the first major achievements of the United Nations. The formal launch of Human Rights Day happened during the...

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Consumer Health Digest
Dec04

National Influenza Vaccination Week: 6th to 12th December 2015

National Influenza Vaccination Week is a national observance for highlighting the importance of influenza vaccination. This year, it will be on the 6th to 12th of December. The national observance is a reminder that getting a yearly flu vaccine is the most effective way to prevent the serious illness. It was established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2005. There are various events throughout the country...

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Consumer Health Digest
Nov07

Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Month: Keep the Fight Strong against IBD

1 in 350 people develop Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis – two categories of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBS). According to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), 1.6 million Americans are estimated to be affected by any form of IBD. Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are diseases that inflame the gastrointestinal track, disrupting food digestion, nutrition absorption, and waste...

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Consumer Health Digest
Nov06

The Great American Smokeout: Set A Quit Date

The Great American Smokeout is a yearly social engineering event held on the third Thursday of November. It was created by the American Cancer Society for encouraging Americans to stop smoking. In the United States, there are more than 43 million smokers as of June 2013. The event challenges smokers to quit the nasty habit by informing them of the many benefits of doing so. The first Great American Smokeout was held on the 16th of...

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Consumer Health Digest
Nov06

Osteoporosis Awareness Month: Be a Part of It

Osteoporosis Month is a public health and awareness campaign and it is designated on the whole month of November in Canada. It is a campaign created by Osteoporosis Canada to focus the attention of the public on the importance of building strong bones using awareness and education. Osteoporosis Awareness Month is a time for working together as a nation to make bone health and osteoporosis a priority. There are different events and...

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Consumer Health Digest
Nov03

National Healthy Skin Month: November

National Healthy Skin Month is a public health and awareness campaign that aims to raise awareness on the importance of having healthy skin. It is also for educating the public about the common skin problems that affect people and how they can be prevented. It also informs the public about how skin cancer can be prevented through simple tips like the proper use of sunscreen. Common Skin Problems Here are the most common skin problems...

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Consumer Health Digest
Nov02

NYC Kidney Walk: A Fundraiser for the Prevention of Kidney Disease

The NYC Kidney Walk is a fun and inspiring community fundraiser spearheaded by the National Kidney Foundation. It calls attention to the prevention of kidney diseases and raise awareness for the need for organ donation. Walks are held all over the United States, and you can check out this page to know the walks that are happening near your area. Purpose of NYC Kidney Walk Currently, one in three Americans are at risk for developing...

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Consumer Health Digest
Oct17

National Bug Busting Day: Educate People About Head Lice

This is a day set aside as recommended by the health department to educate people about head lice and how they are detected and controlled. It will be held on 31st October 2015, being an annual event. Bugs are usually spread in schools from one child to the other, mostly in developing countries. This doesn’t mean that the developed countries are exempted. Purpose of National Bug Busting Day The purpose of this day is to help...

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