Posts From May, 2016

Recipe ideas for a stroke free healthy lifestyle

Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke and every 4 minutes someone dies from a stroke, according to the National Stroke Association. Did you know that your level of risk for having a stroke is directly related to your diet? If you maintain a healthy diet your blood pressure and cholesterol… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 31 2016

Get the knowledge to become a stroke hero

Did you know that someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds? Did you know that nearly 2 million brain cells die every minute a stroke goes untreated? Don’t you think the time has come for you to activate your superpowers? This is what the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association wants you to… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 31 2016

Make Time for Men's Health

Make Time for Men’s Health

June is Men’s Health Month, a great time to find ways to help the men in your life improve their health. Men have a reputation for skipping annual well visits and seeing a doctor only when they’re sick, but building a relationship with a primary care physician (PCP) has many benefits for men. Listen up,… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 24 2016

Preventive Screenings Are The Best Medicine

Preventive Screenings Are the Best Medicine

How’s your health? A preventive screening may make it easier to answer that question. Health screenings give you a sneak peek into your well-being, letting you know when adjustments need to be made or when you’re doing a good job of taking care of yourself. Most health insurance plans cover routine preventive care at little… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 24 2016

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May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

Healthcare professionals from around the country reinforce the importance of detecting and preventing skin cancer with awareness campaigns. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. The two common forms are basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. The most dangerous is melanoma. If detected early and treated the right way, skin… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 23 2016

Tips for Skin Cancer Self-Exam

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Self-exams are encouraged to check for signs of skin cancer as well as going to a dermatologist for a check-up. May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. When it comes to detecting… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 20 2016

Plastic Surgery Close to Home

Plastic Surgery Close to Home

LIFE IS TOO SHORT to not love your body and yourself. Plastic surgery can help you do both. For a woman who has had a mastectomy for breast cancer, breast reconstruction is an important part of emotional healing after the fight of her life. A woman who has plastic surgery to make a burn scar… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 6 2016

Protect Yourself from Stroke

Protect Yourself from Stroke

YOUR MIND CAN add and subtract, remember a grandchild’s face, or guide your arms and legs in a line dance. Even a few minutes of blood loss to the brain due to stroke whittles away at those gifts. Every year, more than 140,000 people in the U.S. die from a stroke. The good news? Those… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 2 2016

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