All posts by: Pauline Long

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Workplace Eye Wellness Month: Protect Your Vision As we spend most of our waking hours at work, it’s essential to prioritize our eye health in the workplace. This month serves as a reminder to take preventative measures to protect our vision and promote eye safety at work. Eye strain is a common issue faced by […]

Welcome to Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Throughout March, we come together as a community to raise awareness about colorectal cancer and work towards saving lives. By understanding the importance of prevention, screening, and early detection, we can make a significant impact in reducing the risk and improving outcomes for those affected by this disease. Colorectal […]

Did you know that multiple myeloma, a type of cancer that affects plasma cells in the bone marrow, accounts for approximately 1% of all cancers worldwide? This may seem like a small number, but the impact on patients and their loved ones is profound. That’s why Myeloma Action Month, held every September, is crucial in […]

As we draw closer to the conclusion of American Heart Month, we shine a spotlight on the critical importance of knowing and managing key health indicators for heart health. In this installment, we focus on two vital metrics: blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Join us as we explore why these numbers matter, what they signify […]

In our modern and hectic society, stress has become an inevitable aspect of our daily existence for numerous individuals. Yet, what frequently escapes notice is the significant influence that persistent stress can exert on the health of our hearts. In this installment of our series dedicated to American Heart Month, we explore further the complex […]

Among the various factors that influence heart health, regular exercise stands as a cornerstone of preventive care and overall well-being. In this discourse, we delve into the profound significance of physical activity in fostering a resilient and robust cardiovascular system. Benefits of Exercise on Cardiovascular Health Regular exercise is one of the cornerstones of heart […]

Today, as part of our American Heart Month series, we’re diving into the realm of nutrition and its profound impact on heart health. Join us as we explore the principles of heart-healthy eating and discover delicious ways to nourish your cardiovascular system.   Foods That Promote Heart Health Incorporating nutrient-rich foods into your diet can […]

  Heart disease is a significant public health concern in the United States, and the statistics from the American Heart Association (AHA) underscore its prevalence. According to the AHA, heart disease is responsible for one in four deaths. It’s crucial to emphasize that heart disease encompasses a range of conditions, including coronary artery disease, heart […]

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month! “Unlocking Hope, Healing, and Awareness: Embrace Sickle Cell Awareness Month!” Schedule an immunization appointment with us HERE.   What is Sickle Cell Disease? Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a genetic blood disorder that affects the shape and function of your red blood cells. Normally, red blood cells are round […]

  August is National Vaccination Awareness Month! This is a great chance to see which vaccinations you will need in the coming year!  Schedule an immunization appointment with us HERE.   “Every time I get the flu vaccine it makes me sick”! The flu vaccine does not contain any live viruses, so there is no […]

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