Posts in Awareness (Week/Month)

Signs Your Teen May Have an Eating Disorder

February 11, 2021 | Behavioral Medicine, Primary Care, Awareness (Week/Month), Wellness, Family Medicine

If you’re the parent of a teen, you know that change is constant: their favorite fashion, social app, or show might last six weeks, six months, or maybe just six days. These ever-changing likes and dislikes can also include food and eating habits. One day your teen announces they are going vegetarian and the next month they’ve moved on to the paleo diet. This week they’re skipping breakfast and snacking at midnight, but the next they’re craving a big bagel in the morning and a salad at dinner.

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Mammograms: A Guide to When, Why, and Types of Technology

October 19, 2020 | Primary Care, Awareness (Week/Month), Wellness

Each October, pink ribbons appear on everything from coffee cups to sports team uniforms. For many, the familiar symbol of Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings to mind a friend or loved one who has or had breast cancer. The pink ribbon also prompts women to think about breast cancer screening for themselves — a thought that often leads to questions and confusion. 

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Recognizing Suicide Risks & How to Get Help

September 9, 2020 | Behavioral Medicine, Awareness (Week/Month)

Are you or someone you know in an emergency? Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255) or 911 right now.

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and the counseling and mental health experts at LeBauer HealthCare want everyone in our area to understand the suicide warning signs and ways to help someone who is at risk. Especially this year, in the midst of so much upheaval, uncertainty, and causes for stress, anxiety, and depression, we need to be ready as a community to recognize and respond to the warning signs. If you or someone you love is struggling with depression or suicidal thoughts — you’re not alone, and there is help waiting for you, right now.

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Finding Breast Cancer Early: Develop a Plan with Your Physician

October 27, 2015 | Awareness (Week/Month)

Home-MainImage6Should I start mammograms at age 40 or 50? Do I need to remember that monthly breast self exam? If you’re feeling confused about the rules for breast cancer screenings, you may not be alone.

In the past several years, a number of medical groups have changed guidelines and often publically debated which recommendations women should follow to detect breast cancer. These conflicting opinions have been closely followed by the media. However, one fact that remains clear: detecting breast cancer early offers patients a better chance of survival.

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3 Important Reasons Adults and Teens Should Get Vaccinated

August 25, 2015 | Awareness (Week/Month), Vaccines

immunizationfbImmunizations aren’t just for young children. They are needed throughout our lifetime to protect our health and reduce the chance of complications that may result from preventable diseases.

September is National Immunization Awareness Month. This is great time to make sure you and your family have received the necessary vaccines to stay healthy.

Lebauer primary care providers can guide you through the specific vaccines you or your teen may need.

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The Shocking Truth – 3 Common Myths About Lightning Safety

June 29, 2015 | Awareness (Week/Month)

Lightning_14.07.2009_20-42-33Summer brings backyard barbecues, swimming, fishing, and other outdoor activities. But when an afternoon storm crops up, lightning can bring the fun to an abrupt halt.

According to the National Weather Service, lightning kills an average of 49 people in the United States each year, and injures hundreds more. Some of the advice or information you’ve learned about lightning over the years may actually be harmful. As part of National Lightning Safety Awareness Week, we’re dispelling three common myths about lightning.

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Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

June 18, 2015 | Neurology, Awareness (Week/Month)

Whether walking in the park, enjoying a night out on the town, or spending a day at the beach, the warm summer months are a time to get up and move. For those suffering from Myasthenia Gravis, simply enjoying a meal or carrying a beach towel can become a challenge. June is Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month, and at LeBauer HealthCare we want to educate our patients about this disorder, and the treatment options available.

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The Rocket’s Red Glare – National Fireworks Safety Month

June 3, 2015 | Primary Care, Awareness (Week/Month)

Baseball. Apple pie. Fireworks. As Independence Day approaches, we often look to classic symbols to lead our celebrations. Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars every year on backyard fireworks, leading to thousands of injuries in July alone. June is National Fireworks Safety Month – the perfect time to plan for a fun (and injury-free) celebration with your family and friends.

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