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pickleball
Monday Jul. 08, 2024 Wellness
5 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Jason Walters Each year, millions of people seek treatment for sports injuries in doctor's offices and emergency rooms. The good news is that many of these injuries are preventable. Follow these tips for preventing sports injury to help reduce your risk of ending up...
sparklers in front of american flag
Wednesday Jul. 03, 2024 Wellness
4 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Craig Harrison Fireworks can make gatherings more fun for people of all ages, but they can pose health and safety risks. In fact, nearly 10,000 people visited emergency rooms for fireworks-related injuries in 2023 alone, and each year, fireworks start around 19,000...
Orthopedic Injury
Friday Jun. 28, 2024 Your Health
5 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Jason Walters If you experience an orthopedic injury, what you do during the recovery period can have a big impact on how soon you're able to resume your normal activities. Through rehabilitation, you can often rebuild strength sooner and reduce your risk of...
Cervical Cancer Screenings
Tuesday Jun. 25, 2024 Your Health
6 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Scott Jordan Cervical cancer is cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix, located at the lower end of the uterus in the female reproductive system. The disease progresses over time, and early detection through cervical cancer screenings can improve treatment...
Women at gynocologist appointment
Tuesday Jun. 11, 2024 Your Health
6 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Scott Jordan In 2023 alone, more than 13,000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer. Up to 90% of cervical cancer cases may be caused by HPV. Understanding the connection between HPV and cervical cancer can help women make informed decisions about cervical cancer...
Two older women hugging in front of a house
Monday Apr. 29, 2024 Stages of Life
6 Minute Read Reviewed By: Antoinette Buckham-Charles BSN, MHA, CNRN, LSSGB, Memory Disorder and Alzheimer's Center Coordinator Dementia is a condition that affects people's ability to remember things, think clearly, and take care of themselves. It is not a single disease but rather a group of...
Child sleeping
Friday Mar. 08, 2024 Wellness
5 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Glenn Singer and Dr. Kaydian Hunter Daylight savings time (DST) is the practice of setting clocks forward by one hour during the spring and summer months to extend daylight hours so that people can use natural light more in the evenings, which saves energy. Clocks...
teen talking to mom
Friday Mar. 01, 2024 Stages of Life
5 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Hung Nguyen World Teen Mental Wellness Day is a special day that focuses on raising awareness about the mental health and wellness issues teens face. From problems at school or with friends, being a teenager can be tough. Talking about mental health helps teens...
a doctor is holding a model of a uterus
Thursday Feb. 22, 2024 Your Health
3 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Scott Jordan Cervical Health Awareness aims to raise awareness about cervical cancer and stress the importance of early detection through regular screening. This annual campaign is dedicated to educating women on ways to safeguard themselves against this disease and...
a person holding a teal ribbon in their hand
Friday Feb. 16, 2024 Your Health
3 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Scott Jordan Cervical cancer affects the cervix, the part of the uterus that extends into the top of the vagina. Cervical cancer screening, with pap smears and HPV testing, can prevent almost all cervical cancers. The main cause of cervical cancer is a virus called...
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