Make Your Health a Priority During National Women’s Health Week

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National Women’s Health Week, an initiative led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, begins on Mother’s Day each year. During 2017, National Women’s Health Week will run May 14-20. In conjunction with this observance, RediClinic health clinics encourage women to take care of themselves and make their health a […] Read more »

4 Reasons for Your Child to Attend Summer Camp

Summer is the ideal time for kids to get out and explore their world. However, for many American children, the lack of structure during the summer months is actually harmful to their health. According to research compiled by the National Summer Learning Association, children gain weight two to three times faster during summer vacation than […] Read more »

Report: Nearly Half of Americans Could Have Heart Disease by 2035

The American Heart Association (AHA) continues to sound the warning about the future of heart health in the United States. According to a new study released by the organization, its latest projections indicate that nearly half of Americans will have some form of cardiovascular disease by 2035 – a figure that will place a crushing […] Read more »

Study: Minorities Less Likely to Seek Treatment for High Blood Pressure

One in three American adults has high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, and many don’t even know. Complications of high blood pressure include damage to the heart, arteries, brain, kidneys and eyes. High blood pressure also increases one’s risk for developing type 2 diabetes, a chronic condition that causes a high level of sugar […] Read more »

March 28 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day®

American Diabetes Association Alert Day® is an annual observance sponsored by the American Diabetes Association® in an effort to promote physical activity and nutrition, and increase awareness surrounding type 2 diabetes. Alert Day is held the last Tuesday of March each year. On this day, take the time to get tests for diabetes at RediClinic […] Read more »

Family Corner: Mumps Cases on the Rise

The rise in mumps cases in recent months is a stark reminder of the importance of vaccination to prevent this highly contagious disease. The state of Arkansas has reported nearly 2,900 confirmed and probable cases of mumps since last August, while the state of Washington has reported 624 confirmed and probable cases of mumps since […] Read more »