American Heart Month: Know Your Risks

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American Heart Month

Every February health organizations across the country take time to recognize American Heart Month as a way to raise awareness of heart diseases. Though the first Friday in February was National Wear Red Day, there is still plenty of time this month to put a light on raising awareness for the risks associated with heart […]

The Flu in February: Be Prepared with these Safety Tips

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The Flu in February: Know how to Stay Safe

The weather here is getting somewhat warmer and while spring may seem like it’s on the way (Punxsutawney Phil agrees) the flu season is not over. In fact, this data from the CDC displays the peak months where the most reported influenza cases occurred for the season. This is to say the most prominent months […]

Thyroid Awareness Month: The Facts About this Little Gland

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Thyroid Awareness Month

The thyroid is such a small part of your body, yet it makes a big difference in your overall health. Not all patients are aware of the functions this gland provides but January’s Thyroid Awareness Month serves as a great opportunity to highlight its importance. What is the thyroid? According to NCBI, the thyroid “plays […]

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month – Here’s What You Should Know

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Glaucoma Awareness Month is January

January is recognized each year as Glaucoma Awareness Month, this age-related eye disease impacts the lives of nearly 3 million Americans over the age of 40 (and particularly over the age of 60). This month is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the risk factors and signs of Glaucoma, which can ultimately cause gradual […]

Epilepsy Awareness Month – What You Should Know

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national epilepsy awareness month

During the month of November, Integracare has highlighted a different awareness event each week. Now, we’ll be putting our sights on National Epilepsy Awareness Month. While November may almost be over, there is always time to recognize a diagnosis that 1 in 26 people will receive in their lifetime. Here is what you should know […]