Focus on weight maintenance vs. weight loss during the holidays. Plan on NOT dieting after the New Year, it should be a lifestyle change instead. Be physically active in some way most days of the week. Make sure you don’t skip meals during the day. Take steps to minimize recreational eating. Reduce the fat in your holiday recipes.
Posted on: Nov 29, 2018 | 10:21
Coal Country Community Health Center will be holding Sports Physical Clinics at all clinic locations in July. Athletes participating in any sport during the 2021-2022 school year are encouraged to schedule an appointment.
Peak flu season is right around the corner! A yearly flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses. Everyone 6 months or older should get an annual flu vaccine.
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women in the United States. Combined, it’s estimated there will be more than 150,000 new cases of colon and rectal cancer reported in the U.S. in 2022 alone. Colorectal polyps and colorectal cancer don’t always cause symptoms, especially at first. That’s why getting screened is so important. With early screening and testing, it is preventable, treatable, and beatable! The CDC updated recommendations to begin screening for colon cancer starting at age 45. This March during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we encourage you and your loved ones to be aware of risk factors and get screened.