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  • Sun Exposure: Cancer Cause or Part of the Solution?

    May 28, 2016

    This article is shared from thetruthaboutcancer.com. While dermatologists and sunscreen manufacturers have made it their mission to convince the world that sun exposure causes cancer, this is all a big lie.Sunlight is not the primary cause of skin cancer. In fact, sunlight actually prevents cancer!  Considerable evidence shows that vitamin D (which is produced from the sun’s rays), is protective of ...
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  • Adult Still’s Disease

    May 21, 2016

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    From: www.arthritis.org What is Adult Still’s Disease? Adult Still’s disease is a rare type of inflammatory arthritis that is similar to rheumatoid arthritis. It shares characteristics of systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis, but it begins in adulthood. Inflammation may affect a few joints at first, but may advance to include more joints over time. Some people may have only ...
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  • Skin Cancer Awareness

    May 14, 2016

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    From: www.mcancer.org Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. This month is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment, including basal cell, squamous cell, and melanoma. Skin cancer is the most common form of ...
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  • Lupus Foundation of America Kicks Off Lupus Awareness Month

    May 7, 2016

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    From: www.lupus.org During May, the Lupus Foundation of America (Foundation) is urging the public to get to KNOW LUPUS and join the nationwide effort to raise awareness and funds to create a future with NO LUPUS. Research shows that nearly two-thirds of the public knows little or nothing about lupus beyond the name.   Lupus symptoms can be severe ...
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  • LISTEN NOW:BRMC HealthSpot May Health Observances

    May 2, 2016

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    Listen as Amanda and Denissa discuss several of May’s health observances including Food Allergy Awareness Month, Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Arthritis Awareness Month and Mental Health Awareness Month.  You will even hear several fun tips about how to boost your mental health.  HealthSpot is sponsored by Brownfield Regional Medical Center.  
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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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