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National Osteoporosis Month

May is National Osteoporosis Month.  Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both.  As a result of this deficiency, bones become weak and brittle and are easily broken from falls or, depending on the severity of the disease, even from minor bumps or…

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Hey, Mom! Make Your Health a Priority This Week and Every Week

National Women’s Health Week begins on Mother’s Day each year and is a reminder to women to take care of themselves and to make their health a priority. Yesterday families across the country gathered to celebrate the woman who cooks for them, does laundry for them, drives them to after school practices and games, and…

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Just Two Numbers Can Say So Much About Your Health

In North Carolina, approximately 2.7 million adults have been diagnosed with high blood pressure (HBP), or hypertension, by a health care professional. An additional one in three may be at risk for the condition. HBP causes or contributes to at least one in four deaths in our state each year. High Blood Pressure Education Month,…

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Be Proactive to Defeat Type 2 Diabetes

April is Defeat Diabetes Month! According to the International Diabetes Foundation, roughly 425 million people are living with diabetes. Another 352 million people are estimated to be at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes and accounts for nearly 95% of diabetes cases worldwide. The…

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A Healthy Body Leads to Healthy Kidneys

One in three American adults are at risk for kidney disease. Kidneys filter 200 liters of blood a day, help regulate blood pressure, and direct red blood cell production, but they are also prone to disease: The National Kidney Foundation reports that one in three Americans is at risk for kidney disease due to diabetes,…

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Breathe Easy: A Rehabilitation Program Focused on Your Lungs

March 11-17 is National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Month Sponsored by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week is designed to help the nation understand how important pulmonary rehabilitation programs are to the health and well-being of lung disease patients. This week is also a chance to honor healthcare professionals, specifically respiratory therapists…

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