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Have you had your flu shot yet?

The Importance of Being Vaccinated The physicians at Arizona Blood and Cancer Specialists want you and your loved ones to have the best chance of living well by reminding you to get vaccinated. Immunizations are one of the greatest achievements in medicine and they save millions of lives annually. Adults should be up to date on all of their vaccines. The vaccinations we receive as children don’t last for a lifetime. Adults need to be vaccinated yearly against influenza. The flu season in the...

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – 2020

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month It’s unlikely most men spend as much time thinking about prostates as I do (occupational hazard), but with September being prostate cancer awareness month it is a good opportunity for all of us who have a gland ourselves, or a loved one with a gland, to pause and think for a moment about the number one cause of cancer (non-skin) in men. In fact, over 200,000 American men are diagnosed with the disease each year. Happily, prostate cancer is usually quite treatable...

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The Power of Laughter

The Power of Laughter When is the last time you’ve had a good laugh? I mean a belly laugh; you know, the kind that brings tears to your eyes. Didn’t it feel good? Everyone has heard the adage that “Laughter is the Best Medicine”. Actually, there’s something to that! That’s right, laughter not only makes you feel good, it can also affect your health in a positive way. You might be surprised to learn about everything that laughter can do. It can relieve stress by lowering levels of stress hormones...

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