During January we want to raise awareness about HPV vaccination and how to prevent cervical cancer by encouraging patients to come in for a well-woman exam. Over 80 million Americans currently have HPV. Many people with HPV don’t know they are infected. And each year, more than 13,000 women in the U.S. get cervical cancer.
During November, we’re inviting all of our patients to schedule a health exam and to get their blood sugar levels checked. It’s important to remember that lifestyle changes such as losing weight, eating healthy and exercising regularly may reduce the progression of prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes.
This year, the CDC estimates that 43,550 women will die from breast cancer in the United States. At Terros Health, we’re committed to making a difference in people’s lives and to help educate our community on the power of prevention. During October, we’re encouraging our patients who are 21 and over to come in for a well-woman exam.
Did you know that in 2021, over 693,000 people died of heart disease in the United States? For many years now, heart disease has remained the number one cause of death for Americans. During September, we’re encouraging our patients to come in for a cholesterol test, including children and teenagers.
The BA.5 subvariant is now the dominant strain of COVID-19 in the US, spreading rapidly and driving new infections. The good news is that vaccination and booster shots still protect you from becoming severely sick.
It’s heating up in Arizona, we’re now experiencing daily temperatures over 100 degrees. During July, we’re encouraging our patients to come in for a skin exam and hydration screening. If you haven’t had a skin exam, then now is the perfect time to schedule a visit.