January – Cervical Cancer Awareness Month


January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month; dedicated to encouraging early detection and prevention of cervical cancer. Each year approximately 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and … [Read more...]

HIV Testing In Primary Care


When you go to the doctor for a routine visit, you are tested for lots of potential health conditions, such as high blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, and cancer. How about HIV? Less than 50% of … [Read more...]

September is National Cholesterol Education Month – Here is what you need to know!

Cholesterol plaque

Almost 1 in every 4 Americans has high cholesterol. As part of cholesterol awareness month, our goal is to make people aware of the risks associated with high cholesterol and encourage people to take … [Read more...]

Sun and Skin Safety for the Summer

What is ultraviolet (UV) radiation? Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a major risk factor for most skin cancers. Sunlight is the main source of UV rays, which can damage the DNA in your skin cells. … [Read more...]

Go RED for February 2014

American Heart Month campaign in February is focused on heart disease in women.  Starting on the first Friday of the month, wearing red will help to remind women of the need to take care of themselves … [Read more...]

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