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Health Screenings

INFOGRAPHIC: Women’s Health

December 15, 2016
Steps to take control of your health.

INFOGRAPHIC: Men’s Health 101

November 17, 2016
Having a conversation with your doctor about your health can allow you to enjoy a long, healthy life, and can even save your life!

INFOGRAPHIC: Annual health screenings by age and gender

June 3, 2016
Your checklist for healthy aging

Prostate cancer screening: It could save your life

October 1, 2015

Prostate cancer tops the list of cancers in men, second only to skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, one out of seven men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, affecting more than 233,000 men each year and killing almost 30,000 annually. If caught early, prostate cancer is 90-95 percent curable, making screenings all the more important.

The doctor will see you now: Why men should take an active role in health care

August 13, 2015

Gender stereotypes about men and the idea of masculinity can range from stubbornness to the ever-popular tough-guy attitude. Any one of these mindsets could be used to explain why men often don’t go to the doctor to address worrisome symptoms as frequently as women do.

Changing the Standard of Care: Studies show importance of cholesterol screening in children

August 8, 2014

For most parents, a cholesterol screening is not likely to be on the list of tests needed during their child's annual well check. But research is showing that conducting this simple test on children can identify silent risk factors for heart disease and help prevent the early onset of the world's number one killer.