Heart Disease and Heart Attack Myths

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. and one person dies every 37 seconds in the U.S. from cardiovascular disease.1

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Breast Cancer Awareness 2019

October is breast cancer awareness month. Each year across the nation, people wear pink to bring awareness and show support of those who are affected by this disease.

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colorectal cancer

Colorectal Cancer

What is colorectal cancer?

It is important to note first that colorectal cancer can be detected by screening from your Primary Care Provider (PCP).

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is known by a couple of other names like “bowel cancer” and “colon cancer”. This type of cancer develops from the colon. The colon is the final part of the digestive system in the large intestine. It is considered to be an important plumbing system that removes waste products from the body.

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Acute Flaccid Myelitis 2018

Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) cases are increasing. The AFM cases have been reported in 22 states, including North Carolina (1 case). Reports as of October 24th, 2018 state that of these 62 cases, 58 (94%) are in children.

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Diabetes and Vaccinations

Diabetes and Vaccinations

The important piece you may be missing

You’re living with Diabetes. You take every measure to keep it under control. You’re eating well, exercising, and you’re visiting your primary care provider (PCP) on a regular basis. So what more is there to make sure you’re staying as healthy as you can while living with this disease? The missing piece to this puzzle is something you may not have realized. Staying up-to-date with your vaccinations is a crucial part of staying healthy.

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