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Volunteering: Prepare for a job or simply feel better

December 27, 2016

When we think about volunteer work, we usually think about helping those in need or our community. But volunteering also can help the volunteer. If you want to find a paying job, test your job skills, stay active or lift your spirits, volunteering may be right for you.

Upcoming cancer education classes

January 13, 2016

How do you cope with a cancer diagnosis? What can you do to lower your risk of getting cancer? When it comes to cancer, there is a lot to learn. The Education Department at the Swedish Cancer Institute offers regular cancer education classes. 

Dealing with MS is Different for Men

March 23, 2015

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) care for men and women – is it a surprise that their MS health care support needs may differ?  As with many things in life, one should not assume that everyone has the same needs regardless of gender.  The prevalence of MS affects women about 3 times more often than men. And much of what we know, from social support research in MS, has been done with a predominantly female population.  The reality is that men and women do have different needs. 

Testing, 1-2-3

August 08, 2012

Men, what’s your excuse for not going to the doctor?

Everyone has them and they’re about as unique as our fingerprints. But put your finger on this: studies from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) show that American men have worse health than American women and they are less likely to go to the doctor. Help change these stats, stat!

We’ve all heard this advice: eat more veggies, watch your weight, exercise more—the list goes on. But going to the doctor is more than just a chance to be reminded of this advice. It’s a time to

Gentlemen, How's Your Engine Running?

June 22, 2011

We assess all sorts of things everyday. How’s the stock market? How’s the car running? What’s the weather planning for us today?  

But when was the last time you looked at how your own engine is running? It’s time to do a personal health assessment to get a look at your health profile.

There are screenings that are recommended at certain ages that will tell you what your health profile is looking like, so you can take an active role in reducing your risk for disease.

 

Screening tests for men

 

What you need to be checked for and when:

 

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