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  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

    Per the Prostate Cancer Foundation, 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lives. The chance of developing prostate cancer can depend on family history and race—as African American men are 1.8x more likely to develop prostate cancer per the Zero Cancer Organization. The likelihood of developing prostate

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  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

    September is #ChildhoodCancerAwarenessMonth. Learn how you can support children with cancer at www.acco.org/ways-to-give/. Help raise awareness today for those who are still fighting.

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  • About Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    Almost all children will have had an RSV infection by their second birthday. Now, while most RSV infections go away on their own in a week or two, it is important to note that RSV can cause more serious health issues such as bronchitis and pneumonia. Most cases of RSV do not require hospitalization, but

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  • Men’s Health Week

    June is Men’s Health Month and today starts men’s health week! See how you can support raising awareness for men’s health issues by wearing Blue June 18 at work. Show us your blue: WearBlueForMen.com The CDC reports 14.9% of men in the U.S. aged 18 and over are in fair or poor health. The top causes

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  • June is PTSD Awareness Month

      The American Psychiatric Association notes four categories of PTSD symptoms: Intrusion (involving intrusive thoughts), Avoidance (avoiding reminders of the event such as people, places, objects & activities), Alterations in cognition and mood, and Alterations in arousal and reactivity. It’s important, but hard, to remember that you are not alone, and that mental health is

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  • Delta Variant Now Accounts for More than 6% of U.S. COVID-19 Cases

      First identified in India, the highly transmissible Delta COVID-19 variant (also known as B.1.617.2) spread very rapidly in the U.K. and become its dominant strain. China has also been battling the variant in the southern Chinese province Guangdong. In the U.S., the Delta variant accounts for more than 6% of COVID-19 cases and health

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  • World Brain Tumor Day

      In some cases, brain tumors may develop without symptoms. Available treatments options depend on the type and grade of the brain tumor but include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. There is no way to prevent a brain tumor–besides reducing the risk through avoiding harmful exposure to chemicals, radiation and smoking. That’s why it is important

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  • Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

    In 2020, approximately 5.8 million Americans aged 65 years or older had Alzheimer’s disease. While Alzheimer’s is incurable, cognition enhancing medications and management strategies exist to temporarily improve symptoms as well as improve quality of life. Learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, how you can spread awareness and support research efforts at alz.org

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  • Women’s Health Week

      Mother’s Day marked the start of Women’s Health Week. It’s time to make your health a priority and to also encourage the strong women in your life to take care of their physical and mental health today. This week stands as important reminder to be aware of your family medical history as well as

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  • National Nurses Week

      Today begins National Nurses Week (May 6th-May 12). Alliance extends a very special thank you to our Care Team nurses and nurses across the country. This week, we honor Nurses for the daily compassion, dedication and hard work they commit into the care of our community. We thank you now more than ever for

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