Category: Health

Chatham Health department raises awareness during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Siler City, NC – The Chatham County Public Health Department continues its commitment to provide access to breast cancer screenings and educational opportunities for women in North Carolina. According to North Carolina’s State Center for Health Statistics, 9,772 women in…

It is important to proceed with timely vaccinations

Immunization

By Dr. John Dykers Siler City, NC – I noted the announcement about vaccination schedules and it prompts me to plead with all who do not have a medical contraindication to vaccination to proceed with timely vaccinations. The value to…

Free Muscular Anatomy 101 clinic at DCFL on July 8

Achilles Tendon Sketch

by Janeen McDonald Pittsboro, NC – Has a trainer or instructor ever said to you, “this exercise is for your triceps” or “let’s stretch the hamstrings” and it was as though they were speaking a foreign language? Learn the names…

Free sun safety clinic at DCFL on June 26

Sun safety

Pittsboro, NC – Did you know that you can sunburn even on a cloudy day? Sunlight is the main source of vitamin D, which is important for the absorption of calcium. However, overexposure to sunlight is the main cause of…