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Awareness Matters

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​Awareness Matters. Each month Be Well Illinois provides educational resources about health awareness topics. Increasing awareness supports the prevention of serious health conditions and each awareness month creates the opportunity to learn more about how to keep yourself healthy.

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February is Heart Health Awareness Month

February is Heart Health Awareness Month. The best way to survive a heart attack is to never have one. How can you prevent becoming one of the millions of Americans who suffer a heart attack?

February is Children’s Dental Awareness Month

February is Children’s Dental Awareness Month. Teeth that don’t align or fit perfectly together usually require no treatment. Alignment is what keeps us from biting our cheeks and lips.

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Three preventive services specifically for women covered by health insurance are the pap smear, pelvic exam and the human papillomavirus (HPV) test. Each plays an important role in keeping you healthy by looking for abnormal cells before they turn into a more serious condition like cervical cancer.

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

January is Thyroid Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to help you understand more about your thyroid gland. Specifically, this article has some key information from the American Thyroid Association® (ATA) about how the health of your thyroid can impact your weight.