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15 Foods to Fight Heart Disease

  15 Foods to Fight Heart Disease In February, we highlight the importance of heart health. Your heart is important; it pumps blood throughout your body to your organs and back. Eating habits, exercise and other lifestyle choices…

Why Cervical Cancer Screening is So Important

  Why Cervical Cancer Screening is So Important Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women across the globe. In the U.S., over 13,000 women are diagnosed every year and more than 4,000 women will lose their battle with…

The Importance of Influenza Vaccinations

The Importance of Influenza Vaccinations This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week, and it is an important week for us at AxessPointe. The CDC estimates that in the United States the flu causes between 12,000 and 61,000 deaths each…

You and Your Risk of Diabetes – Tips to Stay Healthy

  You and Your Risk of Diabetes - Tips to Stay Healthy November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. As of 2018, over 34 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes and over 88 million have been diagnosed with prediabetes.…

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…