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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Influenza

What is Influenza?

Influenza, or “Flu” as it’s referred to, is a contagious respiratory illness affecting your respiratory system that is caused by Influenza viruses. It is typically spread through interactions with others who are infected. This includes coughing, sneezing, or even talking. You can pick up the virus by simply touching an object that an infected person has previously touched, or by inhaling the flu virus directly.

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5 Tips for Seniors: Better Night’s Sleep

Seniors Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep with These Helpful Tips

Contributed by Karen Weeks of Elder Wellness

If you’re a senior who is having trouble getting to sleep at night, you’re not alone. However, you could be harming your health. Sleep is essential in preserving healthy processes in your brain and body, so getting enough needs to be among your top priorities. When getting rest seems to be a problem, try these solutions to get a better night’s sleep.

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