The staff of the Wound Care Center provides treatment for nonhealing wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, pressure ulcers, ischemic wounds, nonhealing surgical incisions, wounds from trauma or injury, and burns by following evidence based practices.Read more
Each day in the United States, approximately 3,800 young people under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette. An estimated 1,000 youth in that age group become daily cigarette smokers.
HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh:
"Each year, more than 444,000 people die prematurely from smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke. That is why HHS launched BeTobaccoFree.gov -- to provide information on avoiding tobacco and ending tobacco use."