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Join the League of Extraordinarily Healthy Gentlemen

The average life expectancy of a man born in the U.S. in 2007 is 75 years and five months. The ability to enjoy life to its fullest requires investing time and effort but pays dividends almost immediately, and it’s never too late to begin. 

posted: June 03, 2019

Employee Health and Fitness Month

This month brings more than just thoughts of upcoming summer vacation. May marks the start of Global Employee Health and Fitness Month.

posted: May 03, 2019

Measles (Rubeola) Vaccine

Measles, mumps, and rubella are viral diseases that can have serious consequences as it is an acute respiratory illness. Before vaccines, these diseases were very common in the United States, especially among children. They are still common in many parts of the world. Measles can be prevented with a measles-containing vaccine, which is primarily administered as the combination measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.

posted: April 30, 2019

Got a Pollen Problem? Here’s What You Can Do About Seasonal Allergies

It’s that time of the year when you can finally enjoy the sun again. Flowers and trees are blooming everywhere, and the air is fresh and crisp – not too cool, not too hot, and not too humid (yet). Unfortunately, North Florida’s beautiful April weather comes with a price… and that price is pollen.

posted: April 15, 2019

John Katopodis, M.D. – Recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Physician Award

The Capital Medical Society is pleased to announce Dr. John Katopodis as the recipient of this year's Outstanding Physician Award.

posted: March 18, 2019

Andrew Wong, M.D. – Recipient of the 2019 I.B. Harrison, M.D. Humanitarian Award

The Capital Medical Society is pleased to announce Dr. Andrew Wong as the recipient of this year's I.B. Harrison, M.D. Humanitarian Award. Each year this award is presented to a physician who demonstrates dedication to the humanitarian values we associate with the late Dr. I.B. Harrison.

posted: March 18, 2019

What you need to know this Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in America, with the American Cancer Society (ACS) estimating that there will be more than 106,180 new colon cancer cases and over 44,850 new rectal cancer cases in 2022. Historically, colon cancer has been the third most common cancer in both men and women, and it remains so today.   

posted: March 18, 2019

Capital City Senior Olympic Games in Full Swing

Capital Health Plan is proud to sponsor Tallahassee’s 10th annual Capital City Senior Games to support active lifestyles within the local senior community. The Senior Games is an entertaining Olympics-style event with activities ranging from traditional archery and bowling to powerlifting and table tennis, and more. The games began March 1 and will run through March 11, so there’s still time to take in some of the fun!

posted: March 06, 2019

March: Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is a cancer that effect the colon or rectum and is one of the most common cancers in America. For 2023, the American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that 153,020 Americans people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer and 52,550 people will die from the disease. Historically, colon cancer has been the third most common cancer in men and women, and it remains so today.

posted: March 04, 2019

Tips to get your kids to sleep—so you can too!

It’s normal for kids to have a hard time falling or staying asleep sometimes. But it can be very frustrating for your child and you—especially if it happens often. There isn’t a cure-all or magic fix but there are things you can do to help you and your children have a better night’s sleep.

posted: February 14, 2019