Leukemia Awareness Month: What You Should Know

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Leukemia Awareness Month

September is Leukemia Awareness Month and in a larger sense an opportunity to spotlight all blood-related cancers. You have probably heard the news that during the current COVID health crisis, blood donations are happening at below-average rates. Many leukemia patients require blood transfusions during their care according to their care. These transfusions from healthy donors […]

Finding the “Why” in Your Chronic Pain

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Pain Awareness Month

September is “Pain Awareness Month” and a time to shine a light on the on-going chronic pain that nearly 100 million Americans experience. Pain is your body’s way of warning you of a larger issue that needs your attention. It is estimated that the United States loses $635 billion annually in productivity and medical costs […]

Arthritis: More than Just Swollen Joints

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You likely are familiar with the joint pain illness that is arthritis – but July’s Juvenile Arthritis month seeks to highlight one of the many aspects of arthritis that may not be prevalent in mainstream knowledge. Though arthritis is commonly thought of as a disease for older adults, juvenile arthritis impacts nearly 300,000 American children […]

Men’s Health Month: A Focus on Preventable Illness

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You may have heard statistics over the years discussing the life expectancy of women often being five or more years longer than that of men. So why do men trail behind so significantly in life expectancy? For many men, preventable illnesses are often a threat that is not recognized early enough. Because of this, Men’s […]

Migraines: The Neurological Disease that Affects 12% of Us

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National Migraine Awareness Week

The first week of June is National Migraine Awareness Week and an opportunity to recognize a neurological disease that may have more crippling effects than many realize. Though some may dismiss migraines as simply headaches, the reality is they are much more. We all know someone that suffers from migraines 12% of the population suffers […]

National American Stroke Month: Do You Know the Signs?

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With strokes, how fast you react can make a big difference in the outcome of this scary incident. The National Stroke Association says nearly 2 million brain cells are lost each minute that a stroke remains untreated. A stroke can happen to anyone, at any age. According to the American Stroke Association, strokes occur “by […]

Mental Health Awareness Month: What You Should Know

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Mental health issues are something many of us will deal with at some point in our lives, with Mental Health America stating that 1 in 5 adults will experience mental illness during their lifetime. This is why May’s Mental Health Awareness Month is so important in shining a spotlight on the mental health issues that […]

April is Stress Awareness Month: Tips to Help You Cope

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Stress Awareness Month has been recognized every April since 1992, but this year it seems particularly important. Learning to cope with our stress and finding healthy ways to deal with these situations can go a long way in living a healthy and positive life. What does stress mean to you? We all experience stress – […]