Thyroid Awareness Month

The thyroid is located in the neck and consists of a small butterfly-shaped gland. The gland influences the function of important organs such as the brain, lier, heart and kidneys. Its most important function is to make hormones that travel in the blood to control your metabolism, digestion and regulation body temperature. January recognizes Thyroid…

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Paget’s Awareness Day

Paget’s disease is a disease of the bone that interferes with its normal process of gradually renews and replaces old bone tissue with new bone tissue. When the bone tissue doesn’t renew, bones can become fragile. Commonly affected areas are pelvis, skull, spine and legs. Complications can include, broken bones, hearing loss and pinched nerves…

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National Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month is recognized every January for nearly 50 years to remind others about the lifesaving impact of blood and platelet donors. According to America’s Blood Center, 31,000 pints of blood are used every day.  January is one of the most difficult times to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients. Make a…

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National Long-Term Care Awareness Month

According to the American Association for Long-Term Insurance, 70% of men and women over the age of 65 will need some kind of long-term care services. November has been designated Long Term Care Awareness Month to educate Americans on the growing need for long-term care (LTC.)

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Physical Therapy Month

Every October we take the opportunity to raise awareness of the benefits of physical therapy and recognize those who work in the field. Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants play a critical role in helping Americans of all ages and abilities achieve their physical activity goals and improve their quality of life.

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Physician Assistants Week

Treating patients in today’s complex healthcare settings takes a whole team of professionals. Physician Assistants  help patients improve their quality of life and manage chronic conditions. We are taking this time to shine light on all that they do.

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National Cholesterol Education Month

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the number one leading cause of death in Americans. High Cholesterol can be prevented…

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Healthy Aging Month

Healthy Aging Month is celebrated in September and is designed to focus on the positive aspects of aging. As life expectancy gets older, we continue to motivate adults to improve their overall health and well-being. Healthy Aging is not just physical, it also includes a healthy mental and social state.

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Summer Sun Safety Month

Summer Sun Safety Month reminds us that the skin is the body’s largest organ. It is important to take the correct precautions when going out into the sun because of the damage ultraviolet radiation exposure can do to your skin. Protect your skin from the sun by: Staying in the shade as much as possible…

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National Eye Exam Month

Eyecare is much more than how you see, your eyes experience everything from ultraviolet ray exposure to elements of weather and the workplace. As you age, the risk of developing cataracts and eye diseases like macular degeneration increases. August is National Eye Exam Month, take this time to schedule an appointment for an eye exam…

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