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Category: Preventive Healthcare

3 Prostate Cancer Prevention Tips Backed By Science

Prostate Cancer

Approximately 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, making it one of the most common types of cancers affecting men. Unfortunately, there’s no surefire way to prevent prostate cancer. But with the right lifestyle and healthy choices, you can reduce your risk. Let’s talk about risk factors, symptoms, and steps you… Read More

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Should I Be Worried About Monkeypox in Connecticut?

Monkeypox virus concept. Monkey smallpox

Since May 2022, an outbreak of monkeypox is spreading in countries that don’t normally report the disease, including the United States. So far, there are over 20,000 reported cases in the U.S. with some states having much higher rates than others. Here’s what you need to know about the disease, the virus that causes it, and your… Read More

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9 Foods to Improve Gut Health and Others to Avoid

gut health in CT

Did you know that improving your gut health can improve your overall wellbeing? The term ‘gut health’ refers to the function and balance of bacteria located in the gastrointestinal tract (including the esophagus, stomach, and intestines). A healthy gut can help influence a stronger immune system and improve your heart, brain, and digestive health. Fortunately,… Read More

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40 is the New 50: What New Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines Mean for You

colon cancer in CT

40 is the New 50: What New Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines Mean to You Colon cancer screening is an essential part of living a healthy lifestyle and can be lifesaving. Colorectal cancer, worldwide, is the second leading cause of cancer death, according to Cancer.Net. There is no one-size-fits-all rule when it comes to health screenings;… Read More

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