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  • May – National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

    April 30, 2016

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    From: healthfinder.gov Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health, and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is a great time to spread the word about the benefits of getting active. Here are just a few benefits of physical activity: Children and adolescents – Physical activity can improve ...
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  • LISTEN NOW: BRMC HealthSpot with Mike Click

    April 25, 2016

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    Listen to Mike Click as he gives us an update on last week’s hospital board meeting and Home Health’s upcoming move to their new location.  HealthSpot is sponsored by Brownfield Regional Medical Center.
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  • FACTS ABOUT MENINGITIS

    April 23, 2016

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    From: www.comomeningitis.org What is meningitis? Meningitis is an inflammation of the fluid and membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. There are three main types of meningitis infection: Bacterial Viral  Fungal / environmental  Read more about the Types of Meningitis. What to look for Meningitis can be hard to recognise in the early stages. Symptoms can be similar to those of the common flu, including: ...
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  • National Autism Awareness Month- Facts and Statistics

    April 16, 2016

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    From: www.autism-society.org About 1 percent of the world population has autism spectrum disorder. (CDC, 2014) Prevalence in the United States is estimated at 1 in 68 births. (CDC, 2014) More than 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. (Buescher et al., 2014) Prevalence of autism in U.S. children increased by 119.4 percent from 2000 (1 in 150) to ...
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  • BRMC HealthSpot – April Health Observances

    April 12, 2016

    April is a month full of many health observances.  Join part of TownTalk’s Morning Crew as they discuss Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, Autism Awareness Month and more.  
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  • 10 Common Symptoms of Diabetes

    April 9, 2016

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    From: rmhealthy.com By: Kimberly Love Diabetes has been coined the alarming name of the “silent killer” because the symptoms are easy to miss and many people aren’t even aware that they may have diabetes. Over 24 million people in America have diabetes and more shockingly only about a 3rd of that number are aware that they have it. ...
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  • Dental Health and Overall Health

    April 2, 2016

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    From: www.everydayhealth.com By Kate Lowenstein Healthy mouth, healthy body: The link between them may surprise you. The condition of your mouth is closely tied to your overall health. Find out how oral health is linked to diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and more. Taking care of your teeth isn’t just about having a nice smile and pleasant breath. Recent research has found ...
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  • Having Surgery? Here’s What You Need to Know

    March 26, 2016

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    From: www.rxwiki.com Author: Anyssa Garza, PharmD Surgery that requires anesthesia can be made safer through preparation If you are scheduled for surgery that requires anesthesia, here’s what you need to know about how to best prepare for your procedure. Each year, millions of Americans undergo procedures that require anesthesia, a type of medication given to reduce or prevent pain. There ...
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  • LISTEN NOW: HealthSpot with Nickie Clare

    March 21, 2016

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    Listen to HealthSpot as we talk to Nickie Clare, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Nurses and ER and Ward Clerk Supervisor, as she shares part of her journey with breast cancer over the last year.
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  • National Poison Prevention Week

    March 19, 2016

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    From: poisonhelp.hrsa.gov Spring As you begin spring cleaning and work on the yard, follow these simple tips to keep your family safe: Household cleaners and other products Keep poisons in the containers they came in. Do not use food containers (such as cups or bottles) to store household cleaners and other chemicals or products. These should be stored away from ...
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