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Colorectal cancer screening guidelines

March 29, 2019

Colorectal cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, can be treated if caught early. That's why everyone 45 and over should be screened.

Endometriosis awareness month

March 22, 2019

Endometriosis is a hard-to-diagnose condition that plagues women, sometimes without them even knowing. That's why it's important to be aware of the symptoms and talk to your health care provider with any questions.

February is American Heart Month

February 22, 2019

One in four deaths in the United States is attributed to heart disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention give some helpful tips.

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New Physical Activity Guidelines

November 17, 2018

New Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans were released for the first time since 2008

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HPV vaccine approved for more adults

October 26, 2018

The vaccine against the human papillomavirus, or HPV, is now approved for adults under age 46 years of age.

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Time for flu vaccinations

October 26, 2018

Everyone six months of age or older should get a flu vaccination before the end of October.

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Breast cancer awareness month

October 26, 2018

Each year, more than 240,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 die from the disease. To lower that stat, regular mammograms are essential.