How is Your Breast Cancer Knowledge?

Have you ever been concerned that mammograms could cause breast cancer to spread? Or have you wondered if antiperspirants and deodorants could be one of the causes of breast cancer? There are many common myths, and with it being the second leading cause of cancer death in women; you can see how important it is […]


Head into the Holiday Season on the Right Track

Many of us find it challenging to maintain healthy eating and exercise habits as we head into the holiday season. Starting in October and going all the way through the first of the year, sweets and feasts surround us. With obesity at an all time high, making sure to eat healthy and get plenty of […]


Preventitive Measures Pay Off


Health screenings play a big role in cancer prevention, and with October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is a perfect time to remember the importance of self exams and screenings. The guidelines recommend, for example, most women start having mammograms at age 40; that is, unless they have strong family history of breast cancer. For more information on how prevention pays with a number of health related issues, see what this Nurse.com articlehas to say. Make sure to visit a Family 9Health Fair for our no-cost Breast Screening, which provides a thorough examination performed by a healthcare professional. Visit our website for dates, locations and a list of screenings. Getting the care you need, when you need it, isn’t too much to ask.
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Health screenings play a big role in cancer prevention, and with October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is a perfect time to remember the importance of self exams and screenings. The guidelines recommend, for example, most women start having mammograms at age 40; that is, unless they have strong family history of breast cancer. […]


Have You Had Your Flu Shot this Year?

1)    Myths such as “the flu shot causes the flu”
2)    Worry of the safety or effectiveness of the shot
3)    Lack of awareness for the importance of the vaccine
4)    Cost
Check out these important key facts about the seasonal flu vaccine from the CDC. And make sure to head to a Family 9Health Fair this fall to get flu shots for the entire family. We have three fairs left this fall; for dates, locations and to register online, visit our website. Then tell us if you received your flu shot at a 9Health Fair. Getting the care you need, when you need it, isn’t too much to ask. You should be able to get quality care without barriers like high costs or lack of insurance.
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Staying protected from the flu is important, as Influenza seasons are unpredictable and can start as early as October. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people six months of age and older should get an annual flu vaccine. This vaccine is needed every year because flu viruses are always changing. It’s not […]