Brigham and Women's / Mass General Health Care Center- Kickoff to Better Health

Resolutions for 2017
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Brigham and Women's / Mass General Health Care Center- Kickoff to Better Health

Resolutions for 2017

 

Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center at Patriot Place want to help you make your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions.

 

1. Fight the Flu

The best way to prevent getting the flu is to receive a flu shot — recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for all patients six months and older. See your primary care physician or go to a local pharmacy to get your shot today.

 

If you are feeling flu-like symptoms, see your primary care physician or visit your nearest Urgent Care Center.  Urgent Care Center at Brigham and Women’s/Mass General Health Care Center

 

Learn more about the flu:

Quiz: What’s True About the Flu

Don’t Let the Flu Sneak Up on You

 

2. Stay on Top of Your Annual Health Screenings

Early diagnosis and treatment of colorectal, breast, prostate and skin cancers are important in fighting the battle against these diseases. Learn more about when you should be screened and steps you can take to reduce your risks.

 

Learn more about Colorectal Cancer Screening

Learn more about Breast Cancer Screening

Learn more about Prostate Cancer Screenings

Learn more about Skin Cancer Screening

 

3. Quit Smoking!

The number one risk for lung cancer is smoking. If you smoke, you should quit.