CCS Healthcare News: Blog

What Causes Migraines

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A migraine is a severe form of a headache that causes throbbing, visual disturbances, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, or sensitivity to light and sound. The migraine pain can last for hours or even days without proper treatment. This type of pain can be disabling enough to interfere with daily activities. Migraines often begin in childhood or… Read more »

At What Age Should I Have My First Gynecology Exam

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According to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, females should have their first gynecological exam between the ages of 13 and 15. It is normal to feel embarrassed or nervous about the visit. Knowing what to expect can help put your mind at ease. Why Do I Need Gynecologic Exams? Regular gynecological exams starting… Read more »

What Are the Different Stages of Cancer

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Getting a cancer diagnosis can be extremely traumatic, and prompt a lot of questions and concerns. Yet part of understanding a diagnosis and working to treat it rests in analysis what stage of cancer it is. Staging is a method of describing the magnitude of a cancer and how much it has grown. In making… Read more »

Tips for Sticking with Your New Year’s Resolutions as 2017 Unfolds

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Just one month into 2017 and you may feel as though you are starting to falter when it comes to your New Year’s Resolution. The excitement and motivation that inspired you to select a health related goal for 2017 may be waning, and you just don’t know how to push through for continued success. Here… Read more »

Create an Ideal Waiting Room

Whether your waiting room is in a hospital, a doctor’s office, or an outpatient office, it is important to make sure your patients feel comfortable in it. A waiting room is not only a first impression for potential patients but is a place where current patients also spend a good chunk of their time while… Read more »

Protecting Your Health at Work


Public places are a breeding ground for germs and viruses during winter months. Although we rarely consider our place of employment a public place, it absolutely is. We share bathrooms, kitchens, and break rooms with our coworkers among many other things. It is important to practice healthy habits at work to avoid a major office… Read more »

Remaining Healthy this Winter

Maintaining our health during the winter months can be difficult, and it is important that we are doing what we can to practice a healthy lifestyle. There are many things you can do to protect your health and well-being throughout the winter months and we have highlighted several: Eating Right The holiday season is full… Read more »

Four Ways Stress Can Affect Your Body

When it comes to health, there is much more to consider than just the physicality of it. Sure, it is important to exercise regularly and provide your body with proper nutrients through a healthy diet. However, it is just as important to take proper care of oneself mentally.  All too often, we forget to take… Read more »

Four Simple Things You Can Do to Become Healthier Each Day

There are so many different aspects of healthy living to consider, and from exercising to eating healthy, all of these different pieces are an important part of the overall puzzle that is your health. There are always changes that can be made to help improve one’s health and overall lifestyle, and the easiest way to… Read more »

Cancer Symptoms Women are Most Likely to Ignore

All women know how important it is to regularly check their breasts for lumps. But did you know that there are many other signs of cancer that you should be watching for? While most of us do our best to ignore the everyday aches and pains we face, there are some specific signs of cancer… Read more »