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Give Your Dad the Gift of Health


June is Men's Health Month and the perfect time to remind your father to complete these important health action steps:

 

Here are the recommendations from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) National Training Program:


--See Your Primary Care Physician Annually


--Colorectal Screening - recommended for adults ages 50 - 75

           Can be done by colonoscopy or in some cases stool studies


--Prostate Screening - Discuss with your doctor starting at age 50


--Immunizations

           Flu vaccine - All Adults

           Pneumovax and Prevnar - Adults aged 65 and up

           Pneumovax - Adults aged 18 - 64 who have diabetes, smoke, have COPD or asthma


Men: Please know that you can help to keep yourself healthy by getting the health screenings and immunizations you need at the recommended times.  It's one of the most powerful choices you can make.