Author Archives: Brashear Family Medical

American Heart Health Month: Tips for a Healthy Heart

February is Heart Healthy Month. This makes it the perfect time to learn about your risk for heart disease and tips to help your heart. Therefore, we have put together a few tips for a healthy heart.

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February is American Heart Health Month

February is American Heart Health Month 2019. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S. Fortunately, heart disease can often be prevented by making healthy choices and managing your health conditions. Therefore, we … Continue reading

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Thyroid Awareness Month: The Importance of Thyroid Health

Many people don’t understand the importance of their thyroid hormone and thyroid health. The thyroid hormone regulates the metabolism of the body. However, the thyroid hormone has many other important roles in the body. Therefore, the hormone is essential in … Continue reading

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January is Thyroid Awareness Month

January is Thyroid Awareness Month! Unfortunately, many still are inadequately informed or are completely unaware of this gland just under the larynx. Therefore, we will discuss what you need to know about this gland.

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Ideas for 2019 New Years Resolutions for Healthier Lifestyles

The New Year can be an exciting time, brimming with the promise of fresh starts and new beginnings. In addition, it’s an opportunity to recommit to your health and well-being. However, some may find it difficult to set realistic goals … Continue reading

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Cold vs. Flu: What’s the Difference?

The flu and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses but different viruses causes them. These two types of illnesses have similar symptoms, so it can be difficult to tell the difference between them. Therefore, we will discuss the cold … Continue reading

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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month November 2018

November marks Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. This is a time where people across the world come together to fight back against, and raise the profile of, pancreatic cancer. Therefore, we will discuss pancreatic cancer and how you can help to … Continue reading

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November is American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month. Therefore, it’s an opportunity for greater awareness about the disease that affects 26 million people nationwide. We will discuss American diabetes and how you can help to raise awareness during this month.

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Flu Shots for Older Adults in 2018-2019

October is the time of year for the flu vaccine. Individuals 65 and older are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu. Flu seasons can vary in severity, but during most seasons, those 65 an older bear the … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know about the Flu Shot in 2018-2019

The 2017-2018 flu season was a bad one. The dominant viral strain, H3N2, was an especially severe form of influenza, which lead to widespread and serious illness across the U.S. According to the CDC, the flu and its complications killed … Continue reading

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