Dr. Emanuel Cirenza: Educating and Healing Abroad

Community Care pediatrician Dr. Emanuel Cirenza, FAAP, completed his first medical humanitarian mission in Bugembe, Uganda. It was only the beginning of his passionate work abroad with the Aids Orphan Education Trust (AOET), a Christian non-profit organization. AOET's mission is to engage supporters and acquire financial resources to provide education, training, health care, and spiritual development to children and families in Uganda who were made vulnerable due to the HIV/AIDS crisis.

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Ask Our Pharmacist: Antibiotic Resistance

The future of antibiotics depends on us. Why? Because each year in the United States, at least 2.8 million people are infected with antibiotic-resistant germs. Antibiotic resistance is one of the most urgent threats to public health.

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Dispelling Diabetes Myths

November is American Diabetes Month. Of course, raising awareness about preventing diabetes is essential, but focusing on proper treatment is just as crucial for those living with the disease. Myths and misconceptions about diabetes often lead people to make bad care decisions based on false information.

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Life as a Caregiver

Caregiving often sneaks up on you. First, it starts by simply dropping by your mom's house to do her laundry or taking your dad to a doctor's appointment. Then, you might find yourself grocery shopping and refilling prescriptions. Slowly, you are doing more and more, and at some point, you’ll realize you have committed to taking care of someone else.

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Understanding Breast Cancer

CCP is going pink to help raise awareness of Breast Cancer! During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are doing our part to help educate and provide the best breast cancer resources to our patients and our community.

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No Tricks, Just Treats: CCP's Guide to Halloween 2020

This Halloween can still be as spooky as the rest. You just have to get a little creative. Choosing what superhero to be, carving pumpkins, and getting endless amounts of candy brings joy to many kids at Halloween. However, some activities may look a little different to keep everyone safe during COVID-19. There are still many ways you and your family can have fun while avoiding the scare of being exposed or spreading coronavirus.

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Why Choose Physical Therapy

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. But for some people, pain can make movement a challenge. If pain or a condition limits your ability to engage in daily physical activity or if you want to reduce your risk for chronic disease, enhance your fitness, and prevent injuries, consider adding a physical therapist to your personal care team.

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Understanding Alzheimer's & How to Love Your Brain

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common cause of dementia. It is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly damages memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out everyday tasks. Every September, during World Alzheimer's Month, we want to help raise awareness of the warning signs, educate on how to reduce risk, and share helpful tips for caregivers during COVID-19.

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What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is the second most common gynecologic cancer in women ages 35-74. An estimated one woman in 78 will develop ovarian cancer during her lifetime. If you or someone in your family has ovarian cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is important because there is so much that women don't know about their bodies and how they can be proactive about their health.

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Guys, Let’s Talk About Your Prostate Health

Did you know that prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men? Now… are you asking yourself, "Should I get screened for prostate cancer?" You must make that decision for yourself. That's why it's so important to talk about screening with your doctor. You may feel a bit anxious about this conversation, but remember, there's a great deal at stake—your family, lifestyle, and quality of life.

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