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Getting the Conversation Started: 3 Ways to Learn About Your Family History on National Family History Day

Dr. Lynn Jones

The turkey is stuffed, and the table is set to celebrate one of the year's most anticipated holidays.

posted: November 24, 2022

Everything You Need to Know this Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

The start of November is often a reminder to get our turkey and stuffing recipes ready for social gatherings with friends and family who we may not see every day. It’s also a time to raise awareness around Alzheimer's disease and the millions affected by it.

posted: October 31, 2022

Capital Health Plan Expands Coverage to Madison and Taylor Counties

Capital Health Plan (CHP), Big Bend's local and trusted health care provider, announced it is expanding its footprint in North Florida, and for the first time, offering affordable employer group and individual marketplace plans in Madison and Taylor Counties. The addition of these new counties is an important step in CHP’s effort to provide access to affordable and quality health care to communities in and around the Tallahassee area.

posted: October 27, 2022

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Reminds Everyone to Learn About Early Signs and Detection

Dr. Dickens

It’s the month of October, and you know from the notable pink ribbons that this is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

posted: October 18, 2022

Make a Change on World Heart Day: Healthy Practices to Ensure that Your Heart Beats Strong

Dr. Lynn Jones

According to the World Heart Federation, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world’s number one killer.

posted: September 28, 2022

Falls Prevention Awareness Month: Learn How to Prevent and Handle Falls

Lori Clemmons, RN

More than 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 experience falls each year.

posted: September 22, 2022

Feel Positive About Growing Older by Celebrating Healthy Aging Month

Dr. Alice Pomidor

In less than 10 years, every member of the Baby Boomer generation will have reached the age of 65.

posted: September 21, 2022

Colorectal Cancer Detection and Prevention - What You Need To Know

What does a colonoscopy have to do with happy birthdays? Here’s your answer.

The American Cancer Society's estimates that in 2022 there will be 106,180 new cases of colon cancer and 44,850 new cases of rectal cancer in the United States. These are unfortunate statistics since most of those cancers could be prevented with screening.

posted: September 16, 2022