Monthly Archives: September 2019

26 09, 2019

Childhood Obesity


For children, making healthy choices about food and fitness starts with the influence of their parents or guardians. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, a reminder for our community to take a moment to learn more about this serious health condition and to encourage healthy growth in our children. Data from the Centers for [...]

Childhood Obesity2019-09-17T18:42:16-07:00
19 09, 2019

Prostate Cancer and Screenings


Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men besides skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Though it can be a serious disease, most men who are diagnosed do not generally die from it. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and now is a great time to do a little research and [...]

Prostate Cancer and Screenings2019-09-17T18:37:19-07:00
12 09, 2019

Aging Movement Issues and Physical Therapy


Think about the last time you stood up from your chair or sofa — did you have to use your hands?  Most Americans over the age of 65 usually need the extra stabilization and assistance from their hands, and many aren’t sure when they first became dependent on using their hands to push out of [...]

Aging Movement Issues and Physical Therapy2019-09-06T18:16:36-07:00
5 09, 2019

Farmer’s Market – Local, Fresh and Run by Your Neighbors


By John Ruibal, Your Prowers Medical Center Dietitian A great way to get fresh vegetables and fruit sourced locally is to visit your neighborhood Farmer’s Market. The produce is picked at the peak of freshness, and most Farmer’s Markets can help increase the number and variety of fruits and vegetables in your diet. Here are [...]

Farmer’s Market – Local, Fresh and Run by Your Neighbors2019-09-06T18:12:13-07:00