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UV Safety Awareness Month

During the summer there is a lot of emphasis on protecting your skin from harmful UV rays. While most of us look forward to being outdoors, there is a need to be cautious about the dangers of too much sun exposure. Long term exposure can cause early skin aging, wrinkles, […]


Give Mom the Gift of Life

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10. This year, in addition to sending her flowers or taking her to a nice lunch, remember to give your mom the gift of health. Remind the woman that gave you life to take care of her own. Encourage her to get up to date […]


March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the US. It is expected to cause about 49,700 deaths during 2015.   What Is Colon Cancer? Colon cancer is a form of cancer found in the colon […]


Caring for a Cancer Patient during the Holidays

With the advances in cancer treatment leading to shorter hospital stays, more people are being cared for at home by loved ones. Patients and family members often experience anxiety, fear, uncertainty, anger, and sadness. These emotions and stress tend to run even higher around the holidays. The holiday season seems like the […]