When should you have a colorectal screening?

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. This year, it is estimated that over 140,000 Americans will be diagnosed with it. Like most types of cancer, there is a higher chance of treating colorectal cancer if it’s detected early. Screening for Colorectal Cancer The purpose of colorectal cancer screening is […]

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September is PAD Awareness Month

September is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. PAD is a condition that affects about 18 million Americans, about 160 to 180,000 of that are predicted to have a limb amputated this year.  What is PAD and what causes it? PAD occurs when there is a narrowing of the peripheral arteries such as those serving […]

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Hernia Month

Hernia is a common medical condition. It occurs when an organ or body tissue pushes itself through a weak spot in a surrounding muscle or connective tissue.  Hernias are very common in the abdominal area but they can also develop in other areas such as the belly button, groin, and upper thigh. What causes a […]

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