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Why Breast Cancer Awareness Month Is So Important

  Why Breast Cancer Awareness Month Is So Important Breast cancer affects over 250,000 women annually and 42,000 women lose their lives to the disease. Every year, breast cancer charities use the month of October to educate women on…

7 Ways to Promote Healthy Aging

  7 Ways to Promote Healthy Aging Health is always important. However, as we grow older, it becomes even more important to develop healthy habits to keep our physical, mental, social and financial health in good shape. Many of us,…

Happy National Health Center Week

  Happy National Health Center Week August 9th-15th is National Health Center Week! This year’s theme is “Lighting the Way for Healthier Communities Today and in the Future.” National Health Center Week is the time to shine a…

You and UV Safety

  You and UV Safety The temperature in Ohio is heating up! As we spend time outdoors all summer, we must remember to stay sun-safe. The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage the skin in as little as 15 minutes and can cause sunburn,…

June is National Men’s Health Month

  June is National Men's Health Month! June is National Men’s Health Month! This month is celebrated across the country. It is a time to inspire men, boys and their families to practice and implement healthy decisions, such as exercising…

4 Ways to Keep Your Colon Healthy

  4 Ways to Keep Your Colon Healthy by: Madison Getz   Let's talk about the colon. The colon is important to overall good health and a properly working digestive system. Most people don't think about their colon unless they start…

A Heart to Heart About Your Health

  A Heart to Heart About Your Health by: Amy Westfall, ANP   In the fast-paced world we live in, it’s important to take the time to slow down and think about your health. February is American Heart Month, where the nationwide…

Need a New Year’s Resolution? Try Dry January!

    Need a New Year's Resolution? Try Dry January! By: Jenna Ackerman, FNP Why Dry January? The start of a new year is an exciting time, usually inspiring a fresh start! Often, we find ourselves in a cycle…

Tips and Tricks to Stay Healthy this Flu Season

    Tips and Tricks to Stay Healthy this Flu Season By: Amy Westfall, ANP Between the months of October and February, everyone is vulnerable to the flu season. Flu season is the time of year when the flu is…

10 Reasons to Practice an Attitude of Gratitude

    10 Reasons to Practice an Attitude of Gratitude (Besides, It’s Good for You!) By: E. Demond Scott, MD With the holiday season quickly approaching, it’s the time of year when we’re more likely to…