Archives for January 2015

Which is Worse: Side Effects of the Flu Shot or Side Effects of the Flu?

If you are on the fence about getting your flu shot because you think the side effects of the flu shot are worse than the side effects of the flu, you may have been exposed to some misinformation.

We’re here to clear up any questions about flu shot side effects, particularly how they compare to the side effects of the flu itself.

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Learn Your Thyroid Disease Basics for Thyroid Awareness Month

Every January, we celebrate Thyroid Awareness Month. It’s the perfect time to learn the basics about the thyroid, its functions, and what health problems thyroid issues can cause.

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In Women, Insulin Levels Reveal More Than Expected

A new study has revealed more about post-menopausal women’s breast cancer risk, and the findings may be a surprise to you.

Here’s what women should know.

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What You Need to Know About This Year’s Flu Virus

It’s official, per the CDC: the 2014-2015 flu virus is so widespread that it’s considered an epidemic.

If you aren’t taking this year’s flu virus seriously yet, then you probably aren’t aware of the facts we’ve gathered below. Read on and see why protecting yourself and your family against the flu virus should be a top priority.

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Know Your Numbers This New Year With Basic Lab Tests

Happy New Year from ARCpoint Labs!

2015 is officially upon us, and if you’ve made resolutions, you may be among the 1/3 of people who have made weight loss, fitness, or health a priority.

We encourage a healthy diet and exercise at ARCpoint Labs, but know that sometimes, making goals to “work out more” and “eat better” doesn’t work if you don’t have benchmarks to measure your success.

Here’s why you should use basic lab tests to know your numbers this new year — and which lab tests are necessary for your health resolutions!

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