Tips of the Month

November 2018

American Diabetes Month: 1 in 3 adults have prediabetes. Know the signs and ways to reverse it. Learn more about Type I and Type II Diabetes and help us spread the word about this disease all month long.
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Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month: Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important medical functions. The degeneration and death of a person’s brain cells will cause a decline in mental function and memory.
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Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Lung cancer is any cancer that originates in your lungs. The disease claims more lives each year then colon, prostate, and breast cancers combined.
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October 2018

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will get invasive breast cancer throughout her life. Self-screening and regular mammograms can help detect this terrible disease.
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National Bullying Prevention Month: When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior they send the message that it is not acceptable. Research shows this can stop bullying behavior over time.
More from Dr. Young on bullying here…

September 2018

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 disease.
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Healthy Aging Month: September is Healthy AgingĀ® Month provides inspiration and practical ideas for adults, ages 45-plus, to improve their physical, mental, social and financial well-being.
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August 2018

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: Back to school is sneaking up and along with a school physical, your child should also be seen for a comprehensive eye exam.
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National Immunization Awareness Month: August is the perfect time to remind you that getting vaccinated is important for people of all ages.
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June 2018

National Men’s Health Awareness Month: Making men aware of the need for early detection and frequent screenings for preventable health problems is the purpose of this national month of awareness.
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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: Friends and family members are encouraged to wear purple throughout the month of June to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s.
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National Dairy Month: Treat yourself to an ice cream cone (an extra one) this month in honor of National Dairy Month.
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