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Why Is It So Hard to Quit Smoking?

By | 2018-08-21T03:26:56+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

There are five common obstacles that stop smokers from taking the leap, according to Amy Metzger, MSW, LCSW, behavioral health consultant at CentraState. They are: Fear of failure Lack of support Physical discomfort from withdrawal, such as cravings and urges Difficulty ending a "relationship" with cigarettes Lack of other [...]

Fight Cancer-Related Side Effects with Movement

By | 2018-08-21T05:52:48+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , , , |

By Brian Mason, PT, DPT At times, the side effects of cancer treatment can be very debilitating. Chemotherapy, radiation therapy and other treatments can affect a patient’s activities, leading to weight loss, cancer-related fatigue and worse. Luckily, there are ways to combat some of these side effects to improve [...]

Health Check-ups and Screenings for Women of All Ages

By | 2018-08-21T08:11:37+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , , |

Follow these steps to set the right healthy habits for maintaining well-being as you age and increase your chances of a disease- and illness-free future. Know your family’s medical history Find a primary care physician you like and get a yearly physical Maintain a healthy weight Eat well Move more Get [...]

Health Check-Ups and Screenings for Women in Their 60’s+

By | 2018-08-21T08:17:23+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , , |

Follow these steps to set the right healthy habits for maintaining well-being as you age and increase your chances of a disease- and illness-free future.* Annual physical exam—blood pressure, clinical breast exam, cholesterol testing Blood test for diabetes, thyroid disease, liver problems and anemia Cardiovascular evaluation Mammogram every year Eye [...]

Health Check-ups and Screenings for Women in Their 50’s

By | 2018-08-21T08:19:20+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , , |

Follow these steps to set the right healthy habits for maintaining well-being as you age and increase your chances of a disease- and illness-free future. Annual physical exam—blood pressure, clinical breast exam, cholesterol testing Blood test for diabetes, thyroid disease, liver problems and anemia Cardiovascular evaluation Mammogram every year Eye [...]

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