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Men’s Health Month: Why Strong Men Don’t Avoid the Doctor

Healthy Living, Men's Health
men's health month

We all know men sometimes have the attitude that they can do anything. However, this feeling of invincibility can do more harm than good when it comes to health and wellness. Although it may feel out of character for you, seeing a doctor is critically important. During Men’s Health Month this June, we urge you to follow the lead of strong men who make visiting a health center regularly a priority.

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How to Start Exercising Again After a Long Winter

Healthy Living
how to start exercising

When the weather is cold and the days are short, it is easy to become a little lazy. After all those months, you may be out of shape and you might not be able to figure out how to start exercising again. If this sounds like where you are at right now, take a page from Family Health Centers’ healthy living game plan for a healthier you.

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How to Spot Common Eye Problems (and How to Protect Your Vision)

Optometry
common health problems

When it comes to health and wellness, people sometimes overlook eye care. Many Long Islanders live with common eye problems, like refractive errors, that are going untreated. During Healthy Vision Month this May, Family Health Centers is here to help you more clearly recognize when it is time to visit the optometrist.

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Conquering Your Child’s Fear of Pediatric Doctors

Pediatrics
pediatric doctor

Whether it causes your child to cry or throw a temper tantrum, the fear of visiting the doctor can be a challenging issue for parents. To improve your child’s experience at our health centers, practicing the following strategies may help to minimize their fear of a visit to a pediatric doctor.

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National Minority Health Month Aims to Boost Vaccine Awareness

COVID-19
minority health

Across the country and right here in Nassau County, the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted minority communities with higher rates of cases, hospitalizations and deaths. As a result, advocacy groups are shining a spotlight on the vaccine during National Minority Health Month this April. Now that vaccination appointments are available to all New Yorkers ages 16 or above, learn the vital information about this potentially life-saving shot.

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