Stroke Prevention Tips Everyone Should Know

May is American Stroke Month. As part of this initiative, ARCpoint Labs is sharing stroke prevention tips.

First, the basics on strokes: a stroke is like an attack on the brain, and it’s an event that nearly 800,000 Americans experience every year. Strokes happen when blood isn’t able to circulate to the brain, causing blood cells to die. Knowing the warning signs of a stroke and understanding stroke prevention can mean avoiding this particularly hazardous condition.

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How Hepatitis C Affects Overall Health

At ARCpoint Labs, we encourage you to take responsibility for your own health. After all, if you don’t who will? Many illnesses have only mild or hard to diagnose symptoms. So part of taking responsibility for your well being is learning about how common illnesses affect the body.

Today, let’s take a look a hepatitis C and the impact it has on your health.

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Myths About Clinical Testing

A lot of people have ideas that just aren’t correct about clinical testing. And this means that a lot of people are missing out on the major health benefits you can get from taking advantage of your local ARCpoint Labs facility. So today, let’s get the facts about clinical testing services.

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Combating the Top 5 Health Risks

Last week ARCpoint Labs examined the top 5 health risks that you face. Now that you know what these health risks are, you need to know what you can do to minimize them. Small steps can make a huge difference to maintaining your health.

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Top 5 Health Risks in the US

As the work week winds to a close, ARCpoint labs invites you to look at the top five health risks across the country. As part of Healthcare Risk Management week, we encourage you to learn more about these risks. Understanding the health risks you face is key to minimizing them in the long run.

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Men: How to Monitor Your Health

For many men, thoughts about wellness only arise when symptoms and problems appear and necessitate a trip to the doctor. Unfortunately, by that point some health issues have progressed further than they should have, leading to more lasting damage.

With Men’s Health Week winding down soon, we’re sharing some ways that men can monitor their own health on a regular basis.

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Federal Rule Now Grants Patients Quicker Access to Lab Results. What Does This Mean For Your Health?

At ARCpoint Labs, our goal is to get you the answers you seek by providing quick, confidential walk-in testing for individuals and employers.We pride ourselves on our timely, reliable services.

A new federal rule that was recently announced has made it even easier for our nationwide locations to provide results. As the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Monday, February 3, 2014, patients are now allowed direct access to their lab results without a health care professional go-between.

What’s the reasoning behind this new lab report law, and how will it impact your health? We have the details below.

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Heart Disease 101: What it Is & How to Prevent It

Valentine’s Day isn’t the only reason that we associate February with the heart. It’s also American Heart month, which means it’s the perfect time to educate yourself and your loved ones on heart disease.

You’ve probably heard of heart disease before, but do you really know what it entails, what the risk factors are, and how you can work to prevent heart disease? Here are the health basics on heart disease.

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Gauge Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes With Prediabetes Testing

In last week’s post, we outlined the links between prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes. This week, we are looking at the preventative steps you can take to lower your risk of contracting Type 2 diabetes, which includes prediabetes testing.

What exactly is prediabetes testing, how does it work, and why should you do it, anyway? Here are the details.

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