Friday, June 21, 2019

Get it Checked



One health issue we all worry about is “the C word” — cancer. No matter your age or gender, it’s important to take an active approach to preventing cancer or identifying it early. Regular checkups and appropriate screenings can identify problems before they occur.

Use these guidelines from the American Cancer Society as a starting point and make prevention a priority!

You should consult with your health care provider about which screenings are right for you and your family. Ask about the benefits of earlier screenings, particularly if you fall into a high-risk group or have a family history of disease.

Managing Medications

Prescribed medications come in several forms and are taken in different ways. Even though they are meant to improve health, taking medicat...