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  • Know your body, know the signs for ovarian cancer

    September 13, 2018

    Each year, over 22,000 women in the U.S. get ovarian cancer. It’s the fifth leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women. Early diagnosis is the key to survival, and the key to early diagnosis is recognizing the symptoms of ovarian cancer: ◾Bloating ◾Pelvic or abdominal pain ◾Trouble eating or feeling full quickly ◾Urgency or […]

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  • Preventing pneumonia is easy

    July 31, 2018

    Did you know that about 1 million Americans go to the hospital with pneumonia every year? Pneumonia is a lung infection caused by pneumococcal disease, which can also cause blood infections and meningitis. The bacteria that causes pneumococcal disease spreads by direct person-to-person contact. There’s a vaccine to help prevent pneumonia, but only

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  • Protect yourself from hepatitis

    July 27, 2018

    Did you know viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver, causes more than one million deaths per year worldwide? It’s about as many deaths as caused by tuberculosis and HIV combined. Fortunately, Medicare can help keep you protected from Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C, the most common types of viral hepatitis in the United States. […]

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