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Healthy Foods to AVOID…?!

Healthy Foods to AVOID…?!

Stay in control by understanding what you’re putting into your body. We have all heard the saying ‘Knowledge is Power.’ Regular exercise and portion size is important, but how does your body react to the foods you eat? What should you avoid or be aware of? Foods that contain large amounts of sodium, cholesterol and [...]

August 17, 2015 Ashley Blood Testing, Cholesterol Screens, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Nutrition, Women's Health Comments Off on Healthy Foods to AVOID…?!

A Smart Start to 2015!

A Smart Start to 2015!

It’s that time of year again.  New Year’s resolutions are right around the corner.  You want to slim down, kick that bad habit, make better choices, get organized.  Wait!  Wasn’t that what you resolved last year? I recently heard the saying, “Today is yesterday’s tomorrow.”  Such a simple phrase got me thinking; how often do [...]

January 6, 2015 Ashley Blood Testing, Cholesterol Screens, Health Screens, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Nutrition, Thyroid Screens, Women's Health Comments Off on A Smart Start to 2015!

Vitamin D: The Super Vitamin!

Vitamin D: The Super Vitamin!

What is Vitamin D? • Vitamin D is a critical nutrient that actually acts more like a hormone than a vitamin. In general, we get vitamin D from the sun. The UVB rays from the sun interact with our skin and cholesterol to create vitamin D. In today’s society, with limited time in the sun, [...]

December 10, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Health Screens, Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Nutrition, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on Vitamin D: The Super Vitamin!

Diabetes Awareness- how aware are YOU?

Diabetes Awareness- how aware are YOU?

  November is Diabetes Awareness month and HealthCheckUSA wants to make sure you have the resources, tools, and know-how to educate yourself simply by getting a blood test. Whether you’re a diabetic, have a family history of diabetes, or just want to be proactive and and preventative, HealthHeckUSA offers many tests that include a fasting [...]

November 13, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Diabetes, Health Screens, Hereditary Diseases, Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Obesity and related diseases, Stress and Overall Health, Tests to detect and manage diabetes, Weight Loss & FItness, Women's Health Comments Off on Diabetes Awareness- how aware are YOU?

Stress Symptoms: How Stress Impacts Your Body, Behavior and Health

Stress Symptoms: How Stress Impacts Your Body, Behavior and Health

Stress can affect your feelings and thoughts as well as your body, altering your behavior in a negative way. Recognizing symptoms of stress is the first step in learning to manage stress-related issues. If you don’t find ways to manage your stress, you can develop many diverse problems, such as diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, [...]

August 4, 2014 Ashley Miscellaneous health topics, Stress and Overall Health Comments Off on Stress Symptoms: How Stress Impacts Your Body, Behavior and Health

Introducing HealthCheckUSA’S New Total Health Series – 6 New Dynamic Tests Available Now!

Introducing HealthCheckUSA’S New Total Health Series – 6 New Dynamic Tests Available Now!

Be Proactive about your health, raise the standard and enhance your well-being with HealthCheckUSA’s Total Health Series Tests. 6 new dynamic tests available now. At HealthCheckUSA we understand just how important it is to receive regular heart checkups in order to know if there are any complications, but also to set baseline levels for future [...]

August 1, 2014 Ashley Miscellaneous health topics, Monthly Promotions Comments Off on Introducing HealthCheckUSA’S New Total Health Series – 6 New Dynamic Tests Available Now!

Sunscreen Essentials for Your Health this Summer!

Sunscreen Essentials for Your Health this Summer!

Sunscreens are skin products designed to help protect your skin against ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. UVA and UVB radiation can seriously damage your skin, increase your risk of skin cancer, and make you look older than you are. Everyone over six months old should use sunscreen and babies under six months should not [...]

July 28, 2014 Ashley Skin Care Comments Off on Sunscreen Essentials for Your Health this Summer!

Tips for a Healthy and Safe 4th of July!

Tips for a Healthy and Safe 4th of July!

The 4th of July is an American holiday with a long tradition of family fun. But, between the unhealthy foods we all love and the danger of fireworks, it’s far too easy to make the wrong choices. Here’s how you can make your 4th of July healthy, safe and happy. Eat better. Substitute fatty burgers [...]

July 3, 2014 Ashley Miscellaneous health topics Comments Off on Tips for a Healthy and Safe 4th of July!

Blood Test to Predict Alzheimer’s Disease

Blood Test to Predict Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers released a new study which allows a simple blood test to predict Alzheimer’s disease. CNN reports, “Overall, the blood test predicted who would get Alzheimer’s or mild cognitive impairment with over 90% accuracy.” This report was published just days after a report predicting whether or not you would die in the next 5 years. Could [...]

March 10, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Health Screens, Miscellaneous health topics Comments Off on Blood Test to Predict Alzheimer’s Disease

March into Good Health

March into Good Health

It’s time to get serious about your health. Act now while our favorite tests are on sale! As an overall health screening, our Basic Profiles are an affordable investment in your personal wellness. This simple blood test checks for more than 50 different indicators of overall health, including a complete blood count, lipid (cholesterol) and triglycerides panel, [...]

March 1, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Health Screens, Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Women's Health Comments Off on March into Good Health