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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!

November Already?!

November Already?!

Wow, this year has flown by! The holidays are already upon us, and you know what that means… Holiday Sales! HealthCheckUSA wants you to be the first to know about our upcoming deals and offerings, but you have to sign up to be on our emailing list. We only send out need-to-know information about our [...]

November 5, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Cholesterol Screens, Health Screens, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Men's Health, Nutrition, Thyroid Screens, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on November Already?!

Featured Test: the Women’s Basic Profile

Featured Test: the Women’s Basic Profile

  In honor of the month of October being dedicated to Breast Cancer awareness and Women’s Health, in general, we thought we’d put the spotlight on one of HealthCheckUSA’s most comprehensive and cost-effective lab tests for women: the Women’s Basic Profile (conveniently on sale this month for 10% off!). What does it include? The better [...]

October 22, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Cholesterol Screens, Diabetes, Health Screens, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Hormone Tests, Tests to detect and manage diabetes, Thyroid Screens, Weight Loss & FItness, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on Featured Test: the Women’s Basic Profile

Breast Cancer Awareness- More than just Mammograms

Breast Cancer Awareness- More than just Mammograms

You’ve heard the saying: Early Detection Saves Lives. It’s so true. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Women, around age 40, should begin getting regularly screened for breast cancer. When you think “screened” you might be thinking “mammogram”. You’re right… but there ought to be more. Blood testing, along with mammograms, can help with this [...]

October 8, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Cancer screenings, Choosing Online Blood Tests, Find a Lab Near You, Health Screens, Healthcare, Monthly Promotions, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on Breast Cancer Awareness- More than just Mammograms

Vitamin D. What’s your status?

Vitamin D. What’s your status?

Why is a Vitamin D test important? With temperatures starting to drop, you may find yourself outdoors less, and did you know the most efficient way our body synthesizes Vitamin D is done using sunlight? While fortified milk, cereal and certain types of fish can provide limited amounts of Vitamin D in the diet, the [...]

October 1, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Bone health, Cholesterol Screens, Exercise, Health Screens, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Hormone Tests, Men's Health, Nutrition, Tests to detect and manage diabetes, Vitamin D Deficiency, Vitamins & Nutrition, Weight Loss & FItness, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on Vitamin D. What’s your status?

Weight Loss, Fitness, and Lab Testing??

Weight Loss, Fitness, and Lab Testing??

  There’s so much more that impacts weight management beyond the food you eat and time spent in the gym. While a healthy diet is critical to long-term health and weight management, hormone imbalances, inflammation, insulin resistance and other metabolic dysfunctions can impact your ability to manage a healthy weight. HealthCheckUSA offers tests and panels [...]

September 24, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Exercise, Health Screens, Men's Health, Nutrition, Obesity and related diseases, Vitamins & Nutrition, Weight Loss & FItness, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on Weight Loss, Fitness, and Lab Testing??

Wellnesss Wednesday 8-20-2014

Wellnesss Wednesday 8-20-2014

“I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday,” – Eleanor Roosevelt. One of many incredible quotes by former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt (1844-1962), on the power of choices. On this Wellness Wednesday consider the potential good choices can have on your health and get to work on living your best [...]

August 20, 2014 Ashley Wellness Wednesday Comments Off on Wellnesss Wednesday 8-20-2014

Wellness Wednesday 8-13-2014

Wellness Wednesday 8-13-2014

“I don’t sweat for pounds, or inches, or dress size. I sweat to make my outside match my inside,” – Amber Dawn Hunter. An inspiring quote on the value of respecting your body and health as an entire package. To have outer strength, you must also have inner strength. Reach your full potential and get [...]

August 13, 2014 Ashley Wellness Wednesday Comments Off on Wellness Wednesday 8-13-2014

Wellness Wednesday 8-6-2014

Wellness Wednesday 8-6-2014

OK If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you” – Fred Devito. A motivational Wellness Wednesday quote, reminding us of the need to challenge ourselves to do better, to be better. Finding the time to eat well, exercise, and make your body and health a priority is a challenge, but to make change we [...]

August 6, 2014 Ashley Wellness Wednesday Comments Off on Wellness Wednesday 8-6-2014

Wellness Wednesday 7-30-2014

Wellness Wednesday 7-30-2014

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going” – Jim Rohn. An inspirational reminder that if you stay consistently motivated to eat right and exercise, it will eventually become second nature to you. Get started living your best habits today. Other Wellness Wednesday Quotes you may like: “Every time you eat [...]

July 30, 2014 Ashley Wellness Wednesday Comments Off on Wellness Wednesday 7-30-2014