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Hepatitis: A Silent Health Danger

Hepatitis Test Vials
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

woman using iPad for doctor appointment

Digital technologies continue to advance at a brisk pace, growing in importance within many aspects of our daily lives. These technologies, especially in lieu of the current global health crisis, are becoming critical communication tools for many businesses, including health care practices and hospitals, which are implementing these technologies that may be categorized into a growing collective realm of healthcare known as telehealth.

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.
Woman with PTSD
Experiencing a dangerous, scary traumatic event can cause feelings of great fear and loss of control which may lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental health affliction comprised of continuing symptoms of fear, anxiety and other stress reactions that can disrupt everyday life.
Picnic with family & friends
The arrival of Memorial Day weekend, considered by most to be the official start of summer, often takes us on enjoyable journeys to places both near and far. The combination of crowds, increased travel on roadways, trips involving water and relaxed gatherings that may include alcohol require us to take safety into consideration when making Memorial Day weekend plans. Whether your plans include exploring points of interest close to home, going to the beach or discovering the great outdoors, the Capital Women’s Care team wants you and your family to stay safe and healthy by offering you these important safety tips.
Woman with back pain
Osteoporosis is a serious, common health issue for men and women over age 50. One of two women and up to one in four men within this age group will break a bone due to osteoporosis. While osteoporosis is preventable and treatable if caught early, it can lead to extensive negative impact on quality of life -- even deadly consequences -- if untreated.
Young woman with depression
May is Mental Health Month and your Capital Women’s Care team wants to help raise awareness of how vital your emotional wellness is to your overall health. We examine symptoms, causes, diagnoses and treatments of common mental health issues to help you identify and manage feelings of stress, anxiety, depression and being overwhelmed. It’s also important to us you understand and know when to seek professional help.
Family biking on a trail
As we begin Every Kid Healthy Week, which raises awareness of the important benefits of sound nutrition, physical activity, mental health and learning for kids, we want to share some healthy activity ideas you can do to help your kids learn and thrive.

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