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10 Tips for Healthy Aging

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September is Healthy Aging Month and your Capital Women’s Care team offers important tips about healthy aging so you can pave the way to maintain and continue enjoying sound health during your senior years.

Ovarian Cancer: What Women Must Know

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and while ovarian cancer is not common, it does cause more deaths than any other female reproductive cancer. Your Capital Women’s Care team is here to offer you important knowledge and insight into this silent women’s health predator.

Opioid Misuse & Women

August 20 is designated as Opioid Misuse Prevention Day, a day to raise awareness of the growing opioid crisis and increasing misuse. Your local Capital Women’s Care team wants to empower you with valuable information, knowledge and awareness concerning opioid misuse as it relates to women, the signs of opioid misuse, understanding the harmful health effects it has on women, those who are pregnant and unborn babies plus realize the destructive consequences opioid misuse inflicts upon families.
Immunizations are not just for kids: they offer critical protection against disease for everyone, no matter their age. Since August is National Immunization Awareness Month, your Capital Women’s Care team wants to share vital information about immunizations and vaccines required specifically for women throughout all stages of their lives, from birth and pre-adolescence through pregnancy and post-menopausal years and beyond to afford you the best health protection and quality of life.
Lung cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers occurring worldwide, accounting for nearly 1 in 5 cancer deaths globally. In 2012, there were 1.8 million newly diagnosed lung cancer cases, claiming more lives annually than those diagnosed with breast, colon or prostate cancers combined.

Hepatitis: A Silent Health Danger

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Hepatitis is a silent epidemic spreading worldwide, affecting 290 million unsuspecting people of all ages globally, or 9 out of 10 people. July is World Hepatitis Month, with July 28 officially designated as World Hepatitis Day, placing emphasis on finding the missing millions having undiagnosed hepatitis.
Organ Donation
Currently 113,000 people – a group so large that even the biggest U.S. football stadium couldn’t accommodate it -- are awaiting a life-saving transplant in the U.S. And while 95% of Americans are in favor of donating their organs and tissue, only 58% are registered donors.

The Growing Impact of Telehealth

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As telehealth continues its worldwide growth and expansion, your Capital Women’s team wants to share with you its options and advantages, as well as explain how telehealth components work together with traditional healthcare services to create a comprehensive, organized health management plan for both you and your family.
Kids having fun in the summer
Summer’s long, warm days provide kids many outdoor opportunities for play, relaxation, and recreation. But time spent in the great outdoors requires being mindful of children’s health and safety to prevent and avoid harmful injuries, so you and your family can focus on creating happy, fond memories. *Please refer to your county's COVID-19 guidelines before taking part in any outdoor/public activities for your safety and the safety of others.
Friends running on the beach
Summer’s long, sun-soaked days and extended weekends accompanied by warmer temperatures offer more opportunities to kick back, relax and enjoy the great outdoors. *Please refer to your county's COVID-19 guidelines before taking part in any outdoor/public activities for your safety and the safety of others.

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