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Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Hidden Dangers of Low Testosterone

The Hidden Dangers of Low Testosterone

Most men know of the sexual issues caused by low testosterone but did you know the condition can have serious health consequences? As men grow older, testosterone production naturally declines. When it gets too low, the impact on your life can be significant. Symptoms of low testosterone In addition to erectile dysfunction, men suffering from [...]

February 28, 2014 Ashley Men's Health, Testosterone Comments Off on The Hidden Dangers of Low Testosterone

Wellness Wednesday 2-26-14

Wellness Wednesday 2-26-14

“He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything.” This old proverb continues to hold it’s truth. Be sure to find us on social media to get your weekly dose of Wellness Wednesday delivered to your news feed. Plus, this week on Facebook we are giving away $50 toward your next purchase, [...]

February 26, 2014 Ashley Wellness Wednesday Comments Off on Wellness Wednesday 2-26-14

Simple Blood Test Help Olympians Go for Gold

Simple Blood Test Help Olympians Go for Gold

The U.S. Women’s Hockey Team rely on blood tests several times a year to measure the players’ levels of vitamin D. While fortified milk, cereal and certain types of fish can provide limited amounts of Vitamin D in the diet, the main source is sunlight. For that reason, many people with indoor jobs, living in [...]

February 20, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Bone health, Vitamin D Deficiency Comments Off on Simple Blood Test Help Olympians Go for Gold

Wellness Wednesday 2-19-14

Wellness Wednesday 2-19-14

Today we celebrate the start of something new here at HealthCheckUSA. Each Wednesday we’ll be sharing with you some of our favorite healthy facts, tips and quotes. Check back each week for your dose of Wellness Wednesday and better yet follow us on social media to have this delivered to your news feed each week. [...]

February 19, 2014 Ashley Wellness Wednesday Comments Off on Wellness Wednesday 2-19-14

Changes to HIPAA Laws Put Your Lab Test Results in Your Hands

Changes to HIPAA Laws Put Your Lab Test Results in Your Hands

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) laws were recently changed to allow you direct access to your records, which means you can get your test results directly from the lab instead of having to wait for a follow-up visit with your doctor. The new rules will make it easier and faster for you [...]

February 17, 2014 Ashley Healthcare Comments Off on Changes to HIPAA Laws Put Your Lab Test Results in Your Hands

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

A Healthy Heart is a Happy Heart! [...]

February 14, 2014 Ashley Heart Health & Cholesterol, Miscellaneous health topics Comments Off on Happy Valentine’s Day!

10 Common Factors Contributing to Heart Failure

10 Common Factors Contributing to Heart Failure

Heart and cardiovascular diseases kill more than 17 million people worldwide each year – more than half of all deaths in developed countries. Risk factors include age, health conditions, lifestyle, heredity, and gender. The more risk factors you have, the higher your risk of heart disease. Making changes to your lifestyle and improving your health [...]

February 10, 2014 Ashley Heart Disease, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Men's Health, Women's Health Comments Off on 10 Common Factors Contributing to Heart Failure

February is Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month

Show your heart some love by getting tested in February! Last year more than 860 people trusted HealthCheckUSA’s Super Chemistry Tests to get their heart health screened. Celebrate your health by getting screened. Pay only $60 for a comprehensive screening, valued at $150, that includes total cholesterol (HDL, LDL), triglycerides, and glucose, along with kidney, [...]

February 1, 2014 Ashley Health Screens, Heart Disease, Heart Health & Cholesterol Comments Off on February is Heart Health Month