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Beat the Heat!

It’s summer time! Which, for most people (especially children), means a lot more time is going to be spent outside. While a lot of good things come from being outside, there can be a few negatives as well, especially when it’s this hot out. And man, is it HOT! One thing people don’t usually think about while spending a lot of time outside in the sun is the possibility of getting heat exhausti...

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Getting Ready for Trips Abroad

It’s summer now, which means one thing… vacations!   If you’re going out of the country on a vacation, one thing you need to be absolutely sure you do is get your travel vaccines. Different countries have illnesses and diseases that are more prevalent there than here in the US. With that in mind, the vaccines you require when traveling to different countries vary from place to place. Some co...

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A Visit For Your Health

We’re at that halfway point in the year, everyone, so you should start looking into doing a wellness visit. A lot of people push off wellness visits until the end of the year (if they even do them at all), but do your health a favor and don’t hold off. We do various screenings here at HCE, but here are some of the most important you need to have done on your wellness visit:   Cancer screenin...

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Klondike Leadership Academy 2018 Launch

You may or may not know it, but we here at HealthCARE Express have our own free leadership program for children called Klondike Leadership Academy. Klondike Leadership Academy (KLA) is focused on creating a legacy of leaders within our communities and within the world. This program is for children in kindergarten to fifth grade. Klondike Leadership Academy is designed to create a spirit of lea...

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Is It a Concussion? Find Out Fast!

A brain injury needs prompt diagnosis and treatment. But it’s not always easy to detect. That’s why it’s important to get any head injury checked, even if you think you’re okay. Fortunately, we can screen for concussions and other serious brain injuries right here at our center, with an innovative new device called the BrainScope® One. A BrainScope One head injury assessment is… - Fast. An ass...

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Congratulations to Our KLA Winners!

You may or may not know it, but we here at HealthCARE Express have our own free leadership program for children called Klondike Leadership Academy. Klondike Leadership Academy (KLA) is focused on creating a legacy of leaders within our communities and within the world. Our goal is to teach children within the program what it means to be a leader, and how they can be one. To do so, we have seven...

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It's Physical Fitness Month!

May is National Physical Fitness Month!   There are, of course, tons of reasons why being active and physically fit are beneficial to your health.   Benefits -Lowered risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and some cancers -Weight management -Lowered cholesterol and blood pressure -Strengthened muscles, bones, and joints -Increased longevity   When we were kids, odds are we were ...

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Spring Cleaning Your Medicine Cabinet

It’s Spring, and you know what that means… It’s Spring cleaning time!   While you’re going about your Spring cleaning, don’t forget to clean out your medicine cabinet. It’s recommended that once a year, you toss out your expired medications. The expiration date refers to an unopened container, not opened ones. Opened containers of medicine should be tossed after a year, or sooner if it begins...

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Looking a Bit Spotty- Skin Cancer Awareness

We don’t often think of our skin as an organ, but it is just as much one as your stomach or brain. The skin is tough and has many different layers of defense to keep off harmful invaders that can harm the rest of the body. But with that in mind, it’s important to know that the skin isn’t infallible. It’s just as susceptible to illnesses and diseases as your other organs. Sadly, one of those dis...

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Not All Fun and Games- Sports Injuries

Sports. They’re all fun and games until someone gets hurt. And people get hurt all the time. Sometimes it’s a simple injury, just a sprained ankle, but it can be something severe, like tearing your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). There are different types of sports injuries, including acute (sudden injuries) and chronic (injuries developed over a person’s athletic career) sports injuries. In...

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