Men’s Health Month: Prostate Cancer Awareness

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Guest blogger: Karen R.. Compliance, Quality and Clinical Program Specialist

June is Men’s Health Month and although we do not minimize awareness of key illnesses such as disease and diabetes, this is an excellent time to encourage awareness of one of the most important areas concerning men’s health: Prostate Cancer. Continue reading

Men’s Health Month: Preventive Care Check-ups

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At the beginning of the month, we chatted about why men do not go to the doctor and briefly covered what to expect at a routine preventive care visit. The screenings your doctor may perform at your visit—based on your age, health and risks—can help men stay healthy. Continue reading

Why Do Men Skip Annual Check-ups?

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Chances are, you get your car tuned regularly and never skip an oil change, but are you taking such good care of yourself? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men are less likely than women to visit the doctor. Continue reading

The Importance of Childhood Nutrition and Wellness

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Guest blogger: Karen R.. Compliance, Quality and Clinical Program Specialist

Child Nutrition

Keeping a child healthy is a top priority for all parents. It begins before birth with the mother’s prenatal care and continues after the baby is born. Encouraging a healthy diet for your child is essential in aiding in your child’s growth and development as well as promoting a good defense against obesity and childhood diseases such as diabetes. Continue reading

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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Colorectal cancer—cancer of the colon and/or rectum—is the third most common type of cancer in men and women in the United States according to the National Cancer Institute1. This year, an estimated 95,000 Americans will be diagnosed, and nearly 50,000 will die from it2. Continue reading