Breast Cancer Awareness Month

10.11.17.jpgOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month—a time to raise awareness of breast cancer prevention and the value of early screening and detection. Breast cancer is a common fear among women, and knowledge is the best weapon against fear. Continue reading

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Back-to-School Stress

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As the whole family makes the transition into back-to-school mode, there are a variety of stressors that plague both kids and parents alike. Many students face common challenges at the beginning of the year, such as meeting new teachers and making new friends. Below are some tips to help limit back-to-school stress. Continue reading

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

Why Do Men Skip Annual Check-ups?

6.21.17

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

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