Food Safety During Storms – What You Need to Know!

Food Safety During Storms

Hurricane Sandy has already begun barreling up the Northeast, and if she’s anything like the last big storm we faced, we could be looking at days without power. So you’ve stocked up on water, batteries, flashlights, and other essentials, but what about food? It’s important to have a stock of non-perishable foods items (foods that [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness: Mammography… It Can Save Your Life!

Mammography - It Can Save Your Life!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Mammography is a critical tool in the fight against breast cancer. Learn about the different types of mammography and how a mammogram can detect breast cancer early and potentially save your life! Screening Mammography: Usually involving two x-ray images of each breast, the screening mammography is used to check [...]

World Sight Day: Why See an Eye Doctor?

World Sight Day: Why See an Eye Doctor?

My eyes are just fine, then why should I see an eye doctor? Eye conditions, much like many general health related issues such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol, are often silent in their early stages.  Just like we rely on routine physicals to evaluate our general health, we need complete eye examinations to [...]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Tips For Conducting Self-Exams

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the perfect opportunity for women to brush up on breast exam basics. Self-exams are a simple, easy-to-perform tool in an effort to detect breast cancer – and it’s free! Find out about the importance of self breast exams, along with tips on effectively conducting one, in this informative video!

Flu Vaccine: What You Need to Know

Flu Vaccine

The best way to treat the nightmarish flu is to prevent it with a Flu Shot! Vaccination should begin as soon as possible and should not be delayed. All people 6 months and older are now recommended to receive an influenza vaccination each year. The 2012-2013 flu vaccine will protect against three different flu viruses: [...]