Category Archives: Health History

National Men’s Health Month

Well, we took care of the ladies last month, but men, now it’s your turn. June is National Men’s Health Month and it is important that men everywhere recognize this as an opportunity to better themselves(even if it does mean a doctor’s visit).The purpose of Men’s Health Monthmen is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury.

So what can you do to make the most of the month? Click here to view a Blueprint for Men’s Health provided by the Men’s Health Network.

Thanksgiving is National Family History Day

Health care professionals have known for a long time that common diseases – heart disease, cancer, and diabetes – and rare diseases – like hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and sickle cell anemia – can run in families. If one generation of a family has high blood pressure, it is not unusual for the next generation to… Continue Reading

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