National Blood Donor Awareness Month

National Blood Donor Awareness Month  Since 1970, January has been named National Blood Donor Month to raise awareness of the need. Donating blood saves many lives and can improve the health of so many. The World Health Organization calls blood the Gift of Life.  While most of us are likely [...]

2022-11-18T13:27:47-05:00January 9th, 2023|

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition, more than 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States each year. It was one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women, states the American Cancer Society; however, with the [...]

2023-01-06T13:25:40-05:00January 2nd, 2023|

How to Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season

How to Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season  The holidays can be a magical time for you and your family. Full of lights, good food, amazing company, and a sense of new beginnings. But there are some things to keep in mind to keep your families safe this holiday season and [...]

2023-01-06T13:20:40-05:00December 12th, 2022|

Handwashing Awareness Week

Handwashing Awareness Week: Dec. 4-10 This week is National Handwashing Awareness Week. And, with flu season in full swing, it is the perfect time to brush up on your handwashing knowledge. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself [...]

2022-11-14T13:56:32-05:00December 5th, 2022|

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. It is a condition in which your body either doesn’t make insulin or cannot use it in the way that it should. When you eat food, your body breaks down what you eat into sugar or “glucose”, and [...]

2022-11-21T10:08:08-05:00November 14th, 2022|

Mens Health

Preventative screenings can improve men’s health  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), men in the United States die five years earlier than women on average. And they die at higher rates from the three leading causes of death – heart disease, cancer, and unintentional injuries.   The simple strategy [...]

2022-11-07T09:57:27-05:00November 8th, 2022|

Monkeypox – What You Should Know

Monkeypox -What is it? Monkeypox is a rash that can occur on humans or animals and may be located on or near the genitals, or on other areas like the hands, feet, chest, face, or mouth. The rash may first appear like pimples or blisters and slowly go through several [...]

2022-11-02T11:52:46-04:00October 17th, 2022|

Ways to Treat Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a common problem that can have a profound impact on quality of life. Although there are many effective treatments available, chronic pain often remains undertreated. There are many reasons why people with chronic pain may not receive the treatment they need. Some people may not be [...]

2022-12-22T12:03:35-05:00October 12th, 2022|
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