October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Did You Know?  Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in American women, regardless of race or ethnicity. Only lung cancer accounts for more cancer deaths in women. In 2011, the American Cancer Society (ACS) reported that 230,480 new cases of…

Know More Hepatitis

More than 75% of adults with Hepatitis C are baby boomers. Most of them don’t know they are infected. Baby boomers, individuals born between 1945 and 1965, are five times more likely to be infected with Hepatitis C. The reason for this is not…

Prevent Antibiotic Resistance

It’s becoming increasingly difficult for medical providers to treat bacterial infections due to an upswing in antibiotic-resistant bacteria. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “antibiotic resistance occurs when germs change in a way that reduces or eliminates the effectiveness of…