The Importance of Social Workers in Healthcare
One group of health professionals touches more lives across all age groups and provides various kinds of support in your lifetime – social workers. In March we celebrated National Social Work Month. It was an opportunity to celebrate social workers’ contributions to patient care and society.
Veronica Creech appointed as Chief of Economic Development and External Engagement at Advance Community Health
Advance Community Health announced today that Veronica Creech has been appointed Chief of Economic Development and External Engagement for the organization.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Here’s What You Should Know!
Despite being one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in America, colorectal cancer doesn’t receive the attention it deserves. The American Cancer Society estimates there’ll be about 153,020 new cases of colorectal cancer in the US this year and 52,550 deaths. This society has raised concerns about increasing diagnosis rates in younger people (below 45 years) and more advanced stages of disease at diagnosis (where it’s harder to treat).
Nutrition matters: Build a healthy diet, live a healthier life!
Dietitian nutritionists are experts that can help you make food choices that meet your specific needs. A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist can help design a meal plan for your unique needs and provide guidance about meals when you have any health conditions. Determining what to eat becomes more important as you grow older and your nutritional needs change.
Supporting Black Men’s Mental Health
Too often shrouded in mystery, stigma, and shame, mental health (and mental illness) does not get the attention it deserves. But mental health affects your job, physical health, relationships, will to live—in short, everything.
It’s American Heart Month: Protect Your Heart!
What works 24 hours a day, beating 100,000 times, pumping six liters of blood every minute? You guessed right—your heart. Your heart helps blood circulate around your body, serving every cell except those in the cornea. And you could not live without one.
Protecting the Pearly Whites: Your Child’s Dental Health and You
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, an opportunity to reflect on the importance of children’s dental health and how to support healthy teeth. Protecting your child’s dental health helps avoid preventable dental diseases, and proper support helps detect dental problems early and get them treated.
January is Thyroid Awareness Month: Here’s What You Should Know
January is Thyroid Awareness Month—an opportunity to spread the word about thyroid health. It’s also a time to encourage thyroid disease prevention, early detection, treatment, funding, and research.
Cervical Cancer: Screening and Prevention
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a perfect opportunity to spread awareness about cervical cancer, including its prevention, screening, and treatment.