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Did You Know? It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week!

Did You Know? It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week!

When more people are protected against flu, it is less likely to spread. Flu can be a serious respiratory disease.  This season, it’s even more important to encourage your patients, clients and partners to get a flu vaccine, especially if you have certain chronic conditions. 

Did You Know? The Pennsylvania Department of Health Has Flu Vaccine Clinics

Did You Know? The Pennsylvania Department of Health Has Flu Vaccine Clinics

The flu vaccine is offered statewide throughout flu season at many locations, including your doctor's office, pharmacies, grocery stores with pharmacies and at numerous Department of Health facilities.

ACS CAN Releases The Costs of Cancer 2020 Edition

ACS CAN Releases The Costs of Cancer 2020 Edition

The American Cancer Society (ACS) Cancer Action Report (CAN): The Costs of Cancer 2020 Edition Now Available!  This ACS CAN report focuses specifically on the costs of cancer borne by patients in active cancer treatment as well as cancer survivors.

November is National Diabetes Prevention Month

November is National Diabetes Prevention Month

Those with type 2 diabetes may be 2 times more likely to develop liver or pancreatic cancer. There’s also increased risk for other cancers including breast, colon and bladder cancer.

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