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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...
woman with the flu blowing her nose
Tuesday Feb. 13, 2024 Your Health
7 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Fatteh Naaz The arrival of flu season is something none of us can ignore. Each year, this period brings fresh challenges and health concerns. However, with proper planning and proactive measures, it's possible to navigate this health maze and maintain our...
Complex Mitral Valve Repair
Thursday Feb. 08, 2024 Your Health
5 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Kenneth Herskowitz Complex Mitral Valve Repair The heart, our body's tireless worker, has a crucial part named the mitral valve. This valve is like a door that opens to let blood flow into the main pumping chamber of your heart. But sometimes, this valve doesn't...
Red Ribbon
Tuesday Feb. 06, 2024 Your Health
3 Minute Read Reviewed By: Shalisa Hafley, Manager, Outreach and Testing Services HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is an ongoing epidemic that has impacted many worldwide. As a result, there is a lot of misinformation and myths regarding HIV that have spread over decades. See below common myths...
Black History Month 2024
Friday Feb. 02, 2024 Inspiring Stories
Black History Month is an annual celebration that occurs in February, providing a valuable opportunity to honor and acknowledge the remarkable achievements, contributions, and struggles of African Americans throughout history.
kids washing their hands
Wednesday Jan. 31, 2024 Wellness
7 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Fatteh Naaz As we navigate our way through another flu season, it's more important than ever to remember one of the simplest and most effective ways to stay healthy: handwashing! This humble act, often overlooked, is a powerful tool in keeping those pesky flu germs...
pregnant mom being hugged by her yound daughter
Friday Jan. 26, 2024 Stages of Life
7 Minute Read Reviewed By: Jamila Pleas, Labor and Delivery Nursing Manager When you're pregnant or breastfeeding, what you eat matters more than ever. It's not just about keeping you healthy; it's also about giving your baby the right building blocks to grow. Eating the right stuff can help...
pregnant woman talking to her doctor
Tuesday Jan. 23, 2024 Stages of Life
6 Minute Read Reviewed By: Jamila Pleas, Labor and Delivery Nursing Manager Maternal Health Awareness Day is an important event that focuses on the health and well-being of mothers worldwide. It's a day to raise awareness about the essential practices and healthcare services that can protect...
knee replacement
Thursday Jan. 18, 2024 Your Health
7 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Jason Walters We know that hearing the words "joint replacement" can be a little bit overwhelming. That's completely normal. Here, we believe in walking alongside you on this journey, making sure you feel supported and informed every step of the way. Joint...
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