Category: Aging


June 4, 2024

Do I need an Annual Check up?

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With the demands we all have on our time, do you really need to take time to see your doctor each year? I would argue that the answer is a definite yes! So how does a simple annual exam keep you healthy? First, your doctor will take a history of your current and past problems. […]

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May 14, 2024

May Healthcare Awareness Topics

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May awareness month includes physical fitness, mental health, older adults, and women’s health. All these topics are important to healthcare and your personal health. My aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of each topic. We are all aware of the benefits of physical activity. It helps us physically, mentally, and emotionally. […]

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August 28, 2023

Immunization Awareness Month

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August is national immunization awareness month.  The CDC recognizes national immunization awareness month specifically in August to highlight the importance of routine vaccinations for all people.  Healthy people 2030 focuses on preventing infectious diseases by increasing vaccination rates.  There are various vaccines depending on the age group for instance infants and children’s usually get the […]

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November 1, 2022

Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss is a common disorder that has a significant impact on quality of life.  Its prevalence increases with age, with the vast majority occurring in older adults.  Age related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is a common cause.  Hearing loss is associated with higher rates of depression and dementia, resulting in decreased quality of life.  […]

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