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Thanks for visiting the Health o meter® Professional blog! This blog is intended to be an educational resource for the healthcare community and to help create meaningful conversations about the multitude of changes occurring in the medical industry. We encourage you to share blog posts with other healthcare professionals.

10/09/2013

Reducing Risk for Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month so we would like to take this time to share important information regarding how to reduce your risk. All women have about a 12% risk for developing breast cancer at some time in their lives. There are some factors that increase risk that are out of one’s control such as genetics, age or ethnicity.

09/09/2013

Simple Weight Loss Tips

Simple Weight Loss Tips Courtesy of CNN.com Health Section – author Jacque Wilson and Registered Dietician Dawn Jackson-Blatner

08/08/2013

Back to School Health Tips

In just a few short weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This presents a good opportunity to establish new healthy routines by evaluating your child’s sleep schedule, hygiene habits, and dietary needs. Here are some health tips to help you start a happy and healthy new school year.

07/08/2013

Free Online Tutorials for Medicare Providers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services offers educational conference calls for Medicare providers to inform them about new policies and/or changes to the Medicare program. These MLN Connects™ National Provider Calls (MLN Connects Calls) are free of charge but registration is required to participate.

04/02/2013

Managing Stress

April is National Stress Awareness Month and we are helping to promote the cause by sharing these tips for managing stress. These tips were obtained from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website, http://www.cdc.gov/Features/HandlingStress/.