Migraines: The Neurological Disease that Affects 12% of Us

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June is National Migraine Awareness Month 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 serious.

April is Stress Awareness Month: Tips to Help You Cope

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Stress Awareness Month has been recognized every April since 1992. 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. After all, stress can impact many aspects of your body.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Here’s What You Should Know

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Each year the month of March serves as a time to highlight the importance of colon and rectal screening to serve as a way to catch potential issues as early as possible.

You likely have heard the importance of having a colonoscopy as a means to identify this potential risk. However, according to data from the CDC, only about 70% of adults in the 50 to 75 age range are up to date on colonoscopies.

Thyroid Awareness Month: The Facts About this Little Gland

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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.

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

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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 blindness.