January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

An estimated 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, and about one-third of these will die as a result of the cancer. However, cervical cancer is preventable and treatable with screening and follow-up treatment! January was named Cervical Health...
Thyroid Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

By: Kelsey Davis According to the American Thyroid Association, 20 million Americans will develop a thyroid condition in their lifetime. Plus, it is estimated that 60% of those with a thyroid condition are unaware they even have a medical issue. It is important to...
Why Should I Wash My Hands?

Why Should I Wash My Hands?

This week is National Handwashing Awareness Week. We have all been told from an early age that washing our hands was a good idea…but do you know why? It turns out that, aside from your mother’s nagging, there is actually real science to back up handwashing....
American Diabetes Month: Tips for a Healthy Life

American Diabetes Month: Tips for a Healthy Life

Diabetes affects millions of people around the world. Without proper care, diabetes can cause blindness, kidney failure, heart disease and other serious conditions. However, your risk for developing type 2 diabetes can be reduced through a few lifestyle changes. 1....
Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

By: Kelsey Davis What is lung cancer? Lung cancer can occur in one or both lungs. Abnormal cells grow uncontrollably, damaging healthy tissue. As these abnormal cells continue to grow, they can form tumors or interfere with your ability to breathe. According to the...
Fact or Fake? Breast Cancer Myths

Fact or Fake? Breast Cancer Myths

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Time to break out those pink socks you’ve been saving and celebrate, recognize and support the people in your life who have battled breast cancer. Many facts and articles about breast cancer will be shared this month, but not...