Raising Awareness

May 24, 2024

BE FAST: Recognizing the Signs of a Stroke

May is Stroke Awareness Month, a crucial time to educate ourselves and our loved ones about the signs and symptoms of a stroke. Strokes are a leading cause of disability and death worldwide, but many people are unaware of how to recognize and r [...]

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March 26, 2024

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a complex brain disorder causing both movement and non-movement symptoms. But it’s important to know: PD affects each person differently. Who Gets PD? While we’re not s [...]

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March 22, 2024

The Big Change in Cancer Screening You Need to Know About

Let’s talk about something serious but important: colorectal cancer. It's a sneaky disease that can grow without showing many signs until it’s too late. But guess what? We have a secret weapon: colonoscopies. These are simple tests where doc [...]

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November 1, 2021

Seizure First Aid

What to do in the event of a seizure STAY with the person and start timing the seizure. Remain calm and check for medical ID. Keep the person SAFE. Move or guide them away from harmful objects. Turn the person onto their SIDE if they are [...]

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October 11, 2021

Teal Pumpkin Project & Why You Should Participate

The Teal Pumpkin Project started in 2012, a food allergy support group director ifrom Tennessee had the idea to paint a pumpkin teal, the color of food allergy awareness, and hand out non-food items. What she didn't realize was that her teal pu [...]

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August 11, 2021

Plan, Prevent and Prepare: Staying Safe on the Farm and Ranch

Plan, Prevent and Prepare: Staying Safe on the Farm and Ranch As we stride through this steamy summer and into August, we’re reminded of the unique threats that ag producers face in their day-to-day work. Going over the dos and don’ts is never [...]

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March 15, 2021

Six Nutrition Tips for Colon Health

While regular screenings are the most important step to colon cancer prevention, nutrition plays a vital role. This National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we explore the impact of diet on gastrointestinal wellness. “The best foods we can [...]

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March 11, 2021

Sleep Studies at Hegg Health Center

Here at Hegg Health Center, we have a fully accredited sleep lab that is dedicated to helping patients increase their quality of life through better sleep.  Most people know to seek medical attention for pain and discomfort, but sleep problems [...]

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March 5, 2021

Talk About It, and Then Take Action: Schedule Your Colonoscopy

Talk About It, and Then Take Action: Schedule Your Colonoscopy As we welcome March, let’s all play a part in stopping colon cancer. Behind lung cancer, it’s still the second leading cause of cancer deaths in our country. Here at Hegg Health C [...]

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March 1, 2021

Know the Signs of Colon Cancer at Any Age

Today’s world offers a way to detect cancer before symptoms even start: regular screenings. Colon cancer screenings typically start at age 50 and are covered by most insurance providers. However, the number of diagnoses continues to rise, and [...]

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