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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Vaping and E-Cigarettes: Know the Facts

Vaping and e-cigarettes (e-cigs) are unsafe, especially for kids, teens, and young adults. Many people turn to e-cigarettes when they want to quit smoking traditional cigarettes. Is turning to e-cigarettes and vaping a good choice for someone who wants to quit smoking?

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol Awareness Month in April

April 2019 is the 33rd annual alcohol awareness month and is sponsored by NCADD. This year’s theme for Alcohol Awareness Month is “Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow”.

The goal of Alcohol Awareness Month is to educate everyone possible about the dangers of abusing alcohol, increase awareness, and to encourage people to reach out to the public about recovery and help reduce the stigma associated with the disease of alcoholism.

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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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