NEWS

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November 8, 2022

November is Diabetes Awareness month, so CHC would like to share some helpful facts, tips and resources you could benefit from and hopefully reduce your risk. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate 37.3 million adults and children in the United States have diabetes and an estimated 96 million adults have prediabetes. 

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October 5, 2022

Proper screening for breast cancer is crucial and it can start with a simple self-examination that you can do anywhere. A breast self-exam and recommended screenings from your healthcare provider can increase your chances of early detection - especially when along with routine physical exams by a doctor, mammography screenings, and sometimes, ultrasound and/or MRIs.

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May 3, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Millions of people are affected by mental illness each year. In fact, 1 in 5 U.S adults experience mental illness, and approximately 17% of youth (ages 6-17 years) live with a mental health disorder. It's important to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma that many people experience and to point them toward getting help.

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