Category Archives: Health Information

Flu Vaccines

The best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu is with the annual flu vaccine. Vaccines can reduce the flu illness, doctors' visits and missed work and school. Elderly, very young children, pregnant women and people with certain health conditions are more vulnerable to serious flu complications.


Flu Information 2016-2017

As per the CDC,...
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American Heart Month

Heart Disease

Every year heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States with 1 in 4 deaths caused by heart disease. However, heart disease can often be prevented by making healthy choices and managing current health conditions. Celebrate National Wear Red Day February 5, 2016 to...
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Cervical Health Awareness Month

The United States Congress designated January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. During January, NCCC and its many local chapters across the country highlight issues related to cervical cancer, HPV disease and the importance of early detection.

What is HPV?

HPV is a group of more than 150 related viruses. Each HPV virus in this large group is...
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AIDS Awareness Month

World AIDS day is December 1st and is a global initiative to raise awareness, fight prejudice, and improve education about the HIV virus which leads to AIDS. While there have been medical advances to treat and manage HIV, there is still no cure for HIV or AIDS. Around the world approximately 35 million people are...
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No Shave November – Men’s Health Awareness Month

No Shave November, also know as Noshember or Movember is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches and beards during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues. Conditions such as depression in men, prostate cancer and other male cancers, often go undiagnosed or a late diagnoses because men are 70%*...
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Aspirin Impact – Stable Coronary Artery Disease


- Aspirin is recommended in stable coronary artery disease based on myocardial infarction and stroke studies. However, benefit among stable coronary artery disease patients who have not suffered an acute ischemic event is uncertain. The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of aspirin in stable coronary artery disease. We hypothesized that...

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