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Breast Cancer Awareness: How to Prevent Breast Cancer

About one in eight US women will develop breast cancer at some point in their life, and it’s estimated that in 2020 about 276,480 cases will be diagnosed. Although these statistics are alarming — through awareness, early detection, and healthy habits, we’re making great strides in the fight against this disease. While there is no … Continue reading “Breast Cancer Awareness: How to Prevent Breast Cancer”


Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, with more than 500,000 Americans diagnosed each year and more than five million currently living with the disease. According to the CDC, the symptoms of Alzheimer’s most often appear after the age of 60 and steadily worsen over time. Impacting memory, thinking, and behavior, this can … Continue reading “Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease”


Why Should You Care About Your Cholesterol?

Chances are you’ve heard about cholesterol before. It may have come up in a discussion about eating a balanced diet. Or living a healthy lifestyle. Or lowering your risk of heart disease, which is the number one killer of adults in the United States.  But what exactly is cholesterol? And why does it matter for … Continue reading “Why Should You Care About Your Cholesterol?”


Five Back-To-School Health Tips During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Across the country, parents are preparing their students — and themselves — for a back-to-school season unlike any we’ve had before. Whether your children will be learning remotely at home or returning to in-classroom instruction, keeping them healthy is going to require more than the usual nutritious snacks and a regular bedtime. The coronavirus pandemic … Continue reading “Five Back-To-School Health Tips During the Coronavirus Pandemic”


Jon Wollenzien, CEO, and Luke Putnam, Director of Human Resources, Appears on “Lenz on Business” on WSB Radio

On Saturday, August 8, YourTown Health’s CEO, Jon Wollenzien, and director of human resources, Luke Putnam, appeared as guests on “Lenz on Business” on WSB Radio.  During the show, Wollenzien, Putnam, and “Lenz on Business” host, Jon Waterhouse, spoke about how YourTown Health differentiates itself as a community health center and its unique response to … Continue reading “Jon Wollenzien, CEO, and Luke Putnam, Director of Human Resources, Appears on “Lenz on Business” on WSB Radio”


What is a Community Health Center? And Why Are These Centers So Fundamental to Good Healthcare?

YourTown Health is a network of eight non-profit Community Health Centers located in communities that would otherwise have limited access to affordable, quality healthcare, especially if you’re uninsured or underinsured. If you’re asking yourself, “What is a Community Health Center?”, you’re in the right place. Continue reading to learn what they are, why they are … Continue reading “What is a Community Health Center? And Why Are These Centers So Fundamental to Good Healthcare?”


What’s the New Normal?

As shelter in-place orders are lifted across the country and people have returned to routines and activities, many wonder what the “new normal” will look like: now and post coronavirus.  At the forefront of those conversations is discussion around public health and safety best practices. At YourTown Health, we are dedicated to being in the … Continue reading “What’s the New Normal?”


Summer Health Safety Tips

Summer is here!  That means gorgeous weather, plenty of sunshine, and outdoor activities with friends and family. However, this summer will look different than most as we continue to fight the coronavirus. As the temperatures rise and more people begin to resume “normal” activities, we’re sharing important summer health safety tips to ensure you and … Continue reading “Summer Health Safety Tips”


COVID-19 Testing 101

During this pandemic, it is probably unlikely that you have not heard of the widespread development and utilization of COVID-19 testing options around the world. Whether you are trying to make the decision to receive a test yourself, refer a friend or family member to receive a test, or if you are just curious about … Continue reading “COVID-19 Testing 101”


Top Five Preventative Health Measures Men Should Take

June is Men’s Health Month! From Father’s Day to National Men’s Health Week, this is the perfect time to highlight men’s health issues. While this is not the case for everyone, some men overlook preventative measures to protect their health. This can often be detrimental to their health and well-being.   In honor of Father’s Day … Continue reading “Top Five Preventative Health Measures Men Should Take”