March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, so there is no better time to discuss colon cancer and the importance of screening.
As the most common non-skin cancer among women in the United States, you are more than likely to have been affected by breast cancer in some way. Whether you had a friend or family member diagnosed or you are fighting the disease, breast cancer has probably touched your life.
As we enter the holiday season, we celebrate a time of tradition. Many of which may revolve around food. Some may celebrate with pumpkin pie, and others spend time making cookies with Santa. Whatever the tradition may be, there is a common conception that holidays can change normal eating habits. Those diagnosed with diabetes, both Type 1 and Type 2, should be especially mindful of what they eat around this time of year.
As the leaves change and the weather cools down, respiratory syncytial virus season begins to ramp up.
What was once a taboo subject now comes up in casual conversation. Thanks to social media, people are sharing their secrets to keep up with youthful appearances, including cosmetic fillers. With that openness are also misconceptions about one of the most popular cosmetic procedures – Botox.
Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in the world, affecting an estimated 9.2 million adults in the United States.
Navigating your health care can be overwhelming. During a visit with a provider, you could cover a plethora of topics from new diagnoses, prescription refill needs, how to manage a chronic condition and so much more. Taking an active role in your health care can help to eliminate potential confusion about your care, in making decisions about treatment, lead to a better understanding about prescriptions and place you in a better position to advocate for your healthcare needs.
We hear it all the time: eat healthily, get more fruits and vegetables into your daily diet, and food is fuel. While all of that is good advice, it can be a daunting task knowing where to start your nutrition journey.
March is National Colon Cancer Awareness month, so there is no better time to discuss the importance of colon cancer screening to prevent the second deadliest form of cancer in the United States.