Breast Cancer Screening: What to Know

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Oct 23, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Is breast cancer screening always the right answer? Is it important at a specific age or with specific risk factors? In this article, we explore the importance of breast cancer screening.

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Topics: chronic conditions, healthy living, health tips, preventive care, cancer prevention, breast cancer

Assessing and Reducing Your Personal Risk for Breast Cancer

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Oct 18, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Do you know your personal risk for breast cancer? Would you know how to find it out or reduce it? This post and video (below) help you understand risk factors for breast cancer and provides information that can help you have a more informed discussion with your doctor.

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Topics: chronic conditions, healthy living, health tips, preventive care, cancer prevention, breast cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What is Breast Cancer?

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Oct 9, 2017 11:30:00 AM

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In this post, we explore: What is breast cancer, and what are the symptoms and stages of breast cancer? Check the CareSync blog for more posts on breast cancer throughout the month.

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Topics: chronic conditions, healthy living, health tips, preventive care, cancer prevention, breast cancer

Caring for an Aging Parent: 6 Tips That Can Help

Posted by The CareSync Team

Oct 6, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Many Baby Boomers find themselves acting in the capacity of family caregiver for their elderly parent or parents. These tips can help when caring for an aging parent.

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Topics: chronic conditions, healthy living, caregivers, health tips, preventive care, caregiving

How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: 5 Steps You Can Take

Posted by The CareSync Team

Sep 28, 2017 4:30:19 PM

Concerned about your risk for diabetes? Your doctor can help! In the meantime, here are several strategies for how to prevent type 2 diabetes.

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Topics: chronic conditions, diabetes, healthy living, health tips, preventive care

Why Being an Organ Donor Matters

Posted by The CareSync Team

Feb 2, 2017 1:21:09 PM

One of the most meaningful gifts you could ever give is to register yourself as an organ donor. Donating your organs upon your death can save the life of up to eight individuals, or restore someone’s ability to feel healthy and active in ways they haven’t been able to experience for years.

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Topics: medical records, family health, patients, preventive care, end of life decisions, healthcare planning

Health Information at Hand

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jan 5, 2017 11:15:00 AM

One way to help ensure the best health for you and your family is to get everyone’s medical records and information collected and organized. Having accurate and updated health information on hand can be beneficial in many ways and situations.

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Topics: medical records, doctor's appointments, family health, mHealth, healthy living, patients, health tips, preventive care, CareSync

The Importance of Breast Cancer Screening

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Oct 21, 2016 8:15:25 AM

Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women. The sobering fact is about 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that many women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early.

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Topics: healthy living, health tips, preventive care, observances & holidays

I'm Not a Kid Anymore. Do I Really Need to Get Vaccinated?

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Aug 26, 2016 4:15:41 PM

The answer is yes! Vaccines are not just for kids. They are recommended throughout our lives based on age, lifestyle, occupation, travel destinations, medical conditions and vaccines received in the past. Each year in August, the National Public Health Information Coalition sponsors National Immunization Awareness Month in the hopes of encouraging individuals to stay up to date on recommended vaccinations.

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Topics: patients, health tips, preventive care, vaccinations

Preventive Care Matters

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Aug 24, 2016 8:28:59 AM

If you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day, you’re not alone. Keeping up with your regular routine, let alone that particular day’s personal and professional commitments, can leave you feeling overwhelmed. This makes any unexpected surprises, like a sinus infection or a cold, hard to pencil in, and finding time for a visit to the doctor, even for important clinical preventive services, seem nearly impossible. But the fact is making time for preventive healthcare can help protect you from illness that could rob you of days, weeks, months, or even years. And that’s time worth spent.

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Topics: healthy living, preventive care, vaccinations

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