The thyroid is located in the neck and consists of a small butterfly-shaped gland. The gland influences the function of important organs such as the brain, liver, heart, and kidneys. Its most important function is to make hormones that travel in the blood to control your metabolism, digestion, and regulate body temperature. January recognizes Thyroid […]
National Blood Donor Month is recognized every January for nearly 50 years to remind others about the life-saving impact of blood and platelet donors. According to America’s Blood Center, 31,000 pints of blood are used every day. January is one of the most difficult times to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients. Make a […]
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National Influenza Vaccination Week highlights the importance of continuing flu vaccinations through the holiday season and beyond. As much as it is the holiday season, it is also flu season. If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet, now is a perfect time!
Washing hands can keep you healthy and prevent the spread of respiratory and diarrheal infections from one person to the next. Today, we are sharing the American Medical Association’s and American Academy of Family Physicians’ four principles about hand awareness: 1. Wash your hands when they are dirty and before eating 2. Do not […]
According to the CDC, more than 1 in 3 adults in America have prediabetes. Prediabetes is a health condition where your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to […]
November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and learn more about Alzheimer’s disease. Let us show our support for the more than 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimers.
World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991, by International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body cannot produce enough insulin to control glucose levels. There are two kinds of diabetes, Type 1 requires daily administration with injection or […]
Thank you veterans for your sacrifice and service. Today we honor you.