If you are enjoying all of the benefits of the prime of your life, which may include recently paying off your home, getting the vehicle of your dreams, retiring after a lifetime of dedication to a job, or partaking in wonderful vacations with your spouse, the last thing you want to hear from your doctor is that you are now in need of treatment of prostate cancer. For most of us, cancer is a terrifying and loaded word, and its diagnosis oftentimes could not have come at a more inconvenient time. However, try to keep in mind that this news is not the end of the world for you, and you have many prostate cancer options in front of you. Here are six facts about prostate cancer and prostate cancer care.
One: One form of treatment of prostate cancer is proton therapy. This type of non-invasive cancer treatment is a newer form of radiation that stops at a very specific point in the cancer stricken tissues. In contra
The hot sticky days of summer are over and in are the cool breezy days of fall. But one thing fall is sure to bring besides pumpkins and apples is sickness, everywhere. Because of the constant drop in temperature, your immune system is more compromised and susceptible to many illnesses. In order to have a healthy and fun fall season and to limit your trip to the doctor and urgent care centers , follow these tips.
1. Get your pumpkin fix
Pumpkin is a great vegetable, chocked full of vitamins A and C. They can help to reduce cholesterol and boost your immune system. An easy way to enjoy this vegetable is making a pumpkin puree spread for sandwiches, or to snack on your roasted pumpkin seeds from that jack o’ lantern you carved a few days ago.
2. Don’t forget your flu shot
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While many know of urgent care due to their recent growth rate, there are numerous things that the average person doesn’t know about the centers. They are able to provide more care than most people know, with longer hours available and less wait time than many other medical care options. Read on for a few things you may not know about these great facilities.
- About 60% of urgent care facilities have wait times of 15 minutes or less, and 65% have a physician on-site at all-times.
- A survey done by The Urgent Care Association of America proved the small wait times, and also showed that 80% of all visits last 60 minutes or less. <