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Colon Cancer Risk Factors – Age, Ethnicity, Bad Habits and More

March 6, 2018

Since March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, it is a good time to learn about colon cancer risk factors. Because colon cancer affects one out of every 20 Americans, you should consider whether you are at elevated risk for the disease.

Here are some of the risk factors... read more

Schedule Your Colonoscopy During Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March 1, 2018

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month – a good time to learn about this highly preventable disease and how you can protect yourself and your loved ones.

The American Cancer Society expects that in 2018, more than 140,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with colorectal... read more

7 Tips to Promote Heart Health and Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

February 15, 2018

February is American Heart Health Month. During this month of love and sentiment, take some time to evaluate how your daily choices affect your heart health. Living a heart-healthy life will naturally reduce your risk of developing cancer. This includes lowering your risk for colon cancer, the third-leading... read more

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month—Get Screened Early

February 6, 2018

National Colon Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated every March. First established President Bill Clinton in 2000, Colon Cancer Awareness Month is a time to focus on colon cancer education and prevention.

The Problem of Colon Cancer

It is estimated that one out of 20 Americans will develop colon... read more

What are Thyroid Symptoms You Should Not Ignore?

January 11, 2018

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located in the lower front of the neck. It produces thyroid hormones, which are released into the blood and distributed throughout the body.

Thyroid hormones regulate metabolism and maintain homeostasis. They help the... read more