Month: May 2016

Get the knowledge to become a stroke hero

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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 …

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Preventive Screenings Are the Best Medicine

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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 …

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May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

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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 …

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