June 2015 – National Men’s Health Month

June of every year is known as National Men’s Health month.  The United States Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that men often do not live as long as women.  This can be contributed to numerous factors.  However, there are many prevention methods that can reduce the risk of certain diseases and promote overall health in men.  Remember [...]

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April 2015 – Spring is Here – Time to Get Moving!

Along with a healthy diet, regular exercise is a crucial factor in maintaining your overall health.  Unfortunately, many people don’t get enough exercise.  In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), less than half of American adults get enough physical activity. Health Benefits Being physically active improves your health and reduces the risk of chronic diseases, [...]

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March 2015 – Kidney Health

Statistics According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Over 20 million adults in the United States have chronic kidney disease. It’s the 9th leading cause of death in the U.S. Of those adults, many are still undiagnosed. Your Kidneys You are born with two kidneys, which are bean-shaped organs about the size of your fist.  They’re located just below [...]

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November 2014 – GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)

The holiday season is here and the celebrations are just beginning.  Festivities with family and friends, and company parties are just a few of the social activities you may be enjoying. A little too much fun and you might not feel so great – but what if your pain and discomfort isn’t just from too much fun?  It could be [...]

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October 2014 – Oral Health

Why is Oral Health Important? You might not know it, but a healthy mouth and teeth are a necessary for your overall good health. What’s the connection? Your mouth is filled with bacteria, mucus, and food particles. If you don’t keep your mouth clean, these particles can turn into plaque. Plaque is a sticky, colorless substance that can harden into [...]

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September 2014 – Depression

One out of ten adults in the United States will experience some form of depression every year, according to the American Psychiatric Association.  Depression is a disorder of the brain that happens when deep feelings of sadness and hopelessness are experienced.  Although everyone may feel this way from time to time, these emotions are more extreme and last longer in [...]

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