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 [...]

2022-10-20T16:37:52-04:00October 12th, 2022|

You Matter | Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Our world today is becoming more and more aware of the importance of taking care of ourselves and our mental health. It affects how we think, feel and act -but it doesn’t just affect us, it can affect the [...]

2022-10-03T15:58:37-04:00October 10th, 2022|

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

The month of September has been designated as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on one of the most common types of cancer to affect men.  Good reasons why early testing, screening and treatment are important. The Who, What, When, Where, Why of Prostate Cancer The [...]

2022-08-30T09:47:01-04:00September 10th, 2022|

What Are the Visible Signs that Someone Has HIV/AIDS?

An Introduction to HIV/AIDS HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that attacks the immune system, specifically the CD4 cells (T cells), which are important for fighting infection. When HIV damages enough CD4 cells, the body can no longer fight infections and illnesses, which can lead to AIDS (Acquired Immune [...]

2022-09-22T21:26:15-04:00June 27th, 2022|

What are the symptoms of HIV?

Roughly 1.2 million people in the U.S. have Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and around 13 percent of them don’t know it and require testing. HIV is a serious virus that can have devastating consequences if left untreated. However, early diagnosis and treatment can help people with HIV lead long, healthy [...]

2022-06-27T11:46:58-04:00June 27th, 2022|
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