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A Healthful New Year’s Resolution: Establish a PCP in 2023

Many of us end the year by making fresh promises to ourselves for January and beyond. Whether we aim to change our behaviors, habits, physical fitness, or overall health in the new year, we often neglect one important partner in our health and fitness plans: a healthcare provider who can...

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Install and Maintain Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors sound early warnings that save lives. Andalusia Health advises testing your smoke and CO detectors monthly or every six months at the least.  Here’s more information that everyone should know about installing and maintaining smoke detectors and CO detectors and how they are an...

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Understand your Risk for Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women in the United States. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, 80% to 90% of lung cancer cases are attributed to cigarette smoking, while the remaining cases are caused by other factors. Anyone can develop lung...

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The first Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicked off in October 1985 with former First Lady and breast cancer survivor Betty Ford, who helped launch a call to action for women across the country. The events invited women to educate themselves about breast cancer and to talk openly about breast health. Today,...

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September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide is a serious but preventable public health issue that devastates families and communities. It is also notoriously difficult to talk about, especially for those who have been affected in some way by suicide. By normalizing the suicide conversation, we can all save lives. Together we can work to destigmatize...

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Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones by Staying Up to Date on Immunizations

It’s a sad but undeniable reality that after 2½ years, the COVID-19 pandemic persists, with a substantial number of hospitalizations and around 400 deaths a day still occurring across our country. In addition, tens of thousands more continue to be infected with the coronavirus every day at varying levels of...

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Monarch Caring and Community Award

Honoring and celebrating ScionHealth’s compassionate, courageous, hard-working caregivers has been a top priority for our organization. That’s why we are excited to announce the creation of the Monarch Caring and Community Award – the enterprise’s new and highest annual award that will honor exceptional caregivers at our specialty hospitals and community...

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Summertime Safety: How to Keep Cool and Healthy All Summer Long

School’s out and that means one thing: summer is officially here! As the days grow longer and brighter, many of us will be taking full advantage of summer, whether its enjoying backyard barbeques, lazy days by the pool or even the occasional fireworks display. No matter how you choose to...

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A is for April…and Allergies: What to Do When Allergens Attack

Did you know that – according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America – more than 50 million Americans suffer from a type of allergy each year? That makes allergies the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. And seasonal allergies account for a big percentage of...

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From Must-See TV to Must-Screen for Me? Why It Might Be Time for a Colonoscopy

In the 1980s and 1990s, the NBC broadcast network began branding their primetime lineups to promote their sitcoms and dramas. One phrase in particular quickly entered the pop culture lexicon after it debuted in 1993. The phrase? Must See TV. If you were a teenager in the early ‘90s and...

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