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March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month.  As your primary care physician and Patient Centered Medical Home, we ask that you emphasize the importance of making informed food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits.  Here are a couple links that...
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and Family Care Center wants you to know that there’s a lot you can do to prevent cervical cancer. HPV (human papillomavirus) is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity. About 79 million Americans...
December is National Quit Smoking Month.

December is National Quit Smoking Month.

Are you ready to commit to quitting smoking? That’s half the battle. Every year in the U.S., more than 480,000 people die from tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke, making it the leading cause of preventable death in this country. Tragically, each day...
November is National COPD Awareness Month

November is National COPD Awareness Month

What is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. This disease is characterized by...
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States (other than skin cancer). But millions of women are surviving the disease thanks in part to early detection and improvements in treatment. The American Cancer Society is actively fighting breast...
September is “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month”

September is “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month”

Families, caregivers, charities and research groups across the United States observe September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. In the U.S., 15,780 children under the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer every year; approximately 1/4 of them will not survive the...