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Category: Screening

Nov 2, 2023

Diabetes – Part I of II

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. This column will present information regarding type 1 and type 2 diabetes and the diagnosis and symptoms of the disease. Next week, Part II will present the role of exercise in the management of the disease.  What is it?             Diabetes is a disease where the hormone insulin is […]

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Sep 18, 2023

The Female Runner, Body Mass Index and Injuries

Fall is here, cross-country running season has begun and the 26th Steamtown Marathon is only a few weeks away! With that in mind, running injuries, some very specific to women, are on the increase… While driving to or from work have you noticed more local running enthusiasts in the past few years? Moreover, have your […]

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Mar 15, 2023

Colon Cancer Awareness Month!

Exercise is important for prevention! In 2000, President Bill Clinton dedicated March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The purpose of this designation is to increase public awareness of the facts about colon cancer – a cancer that is preventable, treatable and has a high survival rate. Regular screening tests, expert medical care and a […]

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Nov 18, 2020


Lung Cancer is a deadly disease. Until recently, there was not an effective and safe screening test. A chest X-ray, often used only after patients developed symptoms, discovered the disease when it was in its late stages. This is about to change. Those who are at high risk for lung cancer can now be screened annually using low-dose spiral CT scans

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