January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Please read the following informative article from Dr. Samir Khanjar of Union OB/GYN, to find out how early detection through proper screening is key in the fight against cervical cancer.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Please read the following article from Dr. Naveed Hasan, of Union Pulmonology, for important information regarding the disease and how to recognize its symptoms.
Breast Cancer: Are You at Risk? About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. In fact, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among American women except for skin cancer.
Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in men. One out of every nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, and about 30,000 will die from the disease every year. The good news is that prostate cancer is very treatable if detected early with nearly a 100% [...]
A Word From Our Experts Summer is definitely in full force, and as much as we all enjoy the sun’s rays, it is very important to remember to protect yourself from potential risks. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has named July as Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month, in an effort [...]
Asthma May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Over 6 million children in America (8%) have asthma, and the numbers are increasing. Here is Dr. Eugenia Gray, of Union E.N.T., to tell us more about this common medical condition. What is asthma? Asthma is a chronic lung disease in which the air passages are supersensitive. During [...]
Cancer Rates Decline but the Disease Still Too Common April is Cancer Control Month; a good time to highlight the many recent advances in the fight against cancer. Here’s the good news—cancer rates and deaths have declined for the past two decades, for several reasons. Cancer screenings, such as mammograms, have become more effective in [...]
Do You Need a Colonoscopy? Do you need a colonoscopy? If you are age 50 or older, the answer is a definite “YES!” March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s time to get serious about a medical condition that costs the lives of more than 50,000 Americans every year. What is colorectal cancer and [...]
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Dr. Sirin Pandey, of Union Endocrinology, has written a very educational and informative article that will be helpful for anyone with questions about their risk of being diagnosed with diabetes.