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Celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

Posted by Monique Smaby on September 30th, 2015 | No Comments »

The last Wednesday of September is National Women’s Health and Fitness Day. Take a moment to think about your health. Do you exercise regularly? Do you know what it means to live a healthy lifestyle? Are healthy habits apart of your everyday routine? If not, now is the time to start. Cancer takes the lives of more than 227,000 women each year, but up to 50 percent of cancer cases can be prevented with the knowledge ...

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by Maggie Klee on September 9th, 2015 | No Comments »

As summer comes to an end it’s time to get serious, not just about work and other responsibilities, but about your health. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and a critical time to discuss your prostate health with your doctor. Did you know that prostate cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in men in the United States? Every year, more than 233,000 men will be told they have prostate cancer.

National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted by Kennesha Baldwin on August 19th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Each year in August, just in time for the new school year, National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), comes upon us. NIAM provides a moment to consider the improvements in quality and length of life we are afforded through immunization. It’s also a reminder for all of us to continue protecting ourselves and our loved ones from infectious diseases.

Heading to College? New routines, no home cooking – Here are tips to stay healthy

Posted by Maggie Klee on | No Comments »

College will be full of enriching, fun and challenging experiences. One challenge many freshman are not prepared for is staying healthy in college. Without home-cooked meals, a stocked fridge and sports practice after school, it’s up to you to establish healthy habits on your own. You’re responsible for your health now- start off right, by setting up good habits this year to stay healthy all through college.