Mi amor, en este junio, concéntrate en tu salud

[avatar user=”doller” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/denisse-oller”]por Denisse Oller[/avatar] La semana pasada hablamos aquí sobre el Mes Nacional de la Seguridad, pero junio también es el Mes de la Salud del Hombre, período durante el cual debemos abordar los problemas de salud más evidentes y prevenibles que afectan al hombre. Por eso, también este mes es una
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Protege tu piel este verano

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman”]por Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H.[/avatar] El sol brilla y las calles están cada vez más cálidas, lo que para todos nosotros significa que el verano está a la vuelta de la esquina. Esta estación del año es propicia para realizar actividades al aire libre y para tomar el sol. Pero, ¿sabías
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Protect Your Skin This Summer

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”https://somoscc.wpengine.com/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman”]by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H.[/avatar] The sun is shining and the streets are getting warmer, which everyone knows means summer is just around the corner! Summer is a time for fun outdoor activities, spent basking in the sun. But did you know, you should protect your skin with more than just
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To Beard or not to Beard?

No-Shave November, otherwise known as ‘Movember’ is a month-long journey during which individuals forgo shaving and grooming in order to spark conversation and raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as cancer awareness and men’s suicide. And in lieu of the need to purchase shaving and grooming products, participants instead will donate to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the battle.

Breast Cancer Affects Who?

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many of us have been affected by breast cancer in some way – whether personally or through the experience of a family member, friend, neighbor, or co-worker. Breast cancer is not only an issue for women, but also men with a prevalence in Latino, Chinese, and African American communities.

Superemos los problemas de salud que más afectan a las comunidades asiática y latina

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”http://www.acppps.org/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman/”]por Diego Ponieman, M.D. M.P.H.[/avatar]En abril se celebra el Mes Nacional de la Salud de las Minorías, lo cual nos provee una perfecta oportunidad para llamar la atención sobre temas de salud que afectan a las dos comunidades más grandes que servimos en SOMOS Community Care: las comunidades asiática y latina.
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Breast Care Break Down: What You Should Know About Breast Cancer

[avatar user=”dponieman” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”http://www.acppps.org/who-we-are/diego-a-ponieman/”]By: Diego Ponieman, M.D. M.P.H.[/avatar]”1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one,” wrote actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus just a few weeks ago. All of us know someone – family member, co-worker, friend – who has breast cancer, which is the second most common cancer affecting American women. October is
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The Cancer That Kills 50,000 Americans Annually is Highly Preventable. What Are We Waiting For?

In 1998, Today Show host Katie Couric tragically, and very publicly, lost her husband to colon cancer, shining a spotlight on this “silent killer.” In an effort to encourage screening and awareness, Couric famously underwent a colonoscopy live on the Today Show. If she can do it, America began to think, “maybe I can too.” Two years later, in 2000, then-president Bill Clinton proclaimed March Colorectal Awareness Month.