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September is: Healthy Aging® Month

September is Healthy Aging® Month and the time to get started on better health practices. An annual health observance designed to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older.

Learn more about this by visiting: Healthy Aging

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

 Cancer in children occurs when formerly-healthy cells mutate, and replicate much more than they should. When that happens, they can also destroy nearby healthy cells and invade different parts of the body.

Researchers still do not know much about what causes cancer in children. Most children’s cancers are caused by random genetic mutations that can lead to cancer. But we still do not know what causes most childhood cancers.

Each year, more than 15,500 children are diagnosed with cancer. Today, nearly 90% of these children will survive.

 Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

 Earlier Awareness Not knowing is literally killing thousands of women every year. Women usually don't feel "sick" early on and since there are no early detection tests, most women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer at a very late stage. Ovarian cancer is a disease in which, depending on the type and stage of the disease, malignant (cancerous) cells are found inside, near, or on the outer layer of the ovaries. What Are The Signs And Symptoms

For more information on this topic visit:  When A Loved One Has Ovarian Cancer

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

During the early stages of prostate cancer, there are no symptoms. That’s why screenings and yearly check-ups are critically important in catching cancer early, before it spreads outside the prostate.

To get more information visit: 10 Things Everyone Should Know About Prostate Cancer

 

  We are now caring for you entire family by offering Pet RX Meds 

Click here to view the Matters of Health booklet.

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