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Cervical Cancer Screenings Save Lives

A simple phone call might have saved Shari’s life. A CDPHP community health specialist called Shari and offered to help her set up an appointment for a cervical cancer screening, commonly known as a Pap test. Shari decided that there was no time like the present and picked a day and time to see her OB/GYN.

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Bone Health

Healthy Bones for Life – What You Need to Know

Your bones – all 206 of them – are living, growing tissues that form a head-to-toe supportive framework for your body.  They also protect vital organs, anchor your muscles, and store calcium.  Given their important role in your body, it is critical that you understand how to promote and preserve bone health throughout your life.

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Take Control of Your Health Care Future With Advance Care Planning

You’ve probably made plans for your financial future by having a 401k or a life insurance policy. You’ve taken steps now to make sure you’re prepared for whatever tomorrow might bring.

You can prepare for your health care future with advance care planning. What is advance care planning? If you are ever unable to speak for yourself, advance care planning lets doctors and hospitals know what kind of care you want and don’t want. Planning ahead and having the proper documents in place removes the burden from your family and loved ones of making your medical decisions.

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Five Out-of-the-Box Mother’s Day Ideas

Mother’s Day is just around the corner—are you ready? If not, don’t panic. There are plenty of ways to celebrate Mom. Brunch is nice and flowers are sweet, but why not shake it up this year? This Mother’s Day, give her an experience she’ll remember. Whether she loves to pamper herself at the spa or would rather lace up her hiking boots and get outside, the Capital Region, Hudson Valley, and North Country offer exactly what Mom wants.

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