March 2014

Do Not Wait to Start Thinking of Your Colon Health

March is colorectal cancer awareness month and if you haven’t started thinking about your colon health, now is the time. Did you know there are more than 140,000 new cases of colorectal cancer diagnosed each year? Sadly, there will also be an estimated 50,000 deaths from colorectal cancer. It is the fourth most common cancer for men and women. Yet, it is one of the most preventable through screening and early detection.

New Provider in Henryetta

Utica Park Clinic Henryetta Welcomes Nurse Practitioner

Henryetta, OK – Utica Park Clinic is proud to welcome Michele Crawley, APRN-CNP, to its clinic in Henryetta.  Ms. Crawley has been a registered nurse (RN) in Oklahoma since 2006 and is currently a Nurse Practitioner specializing in Family Medicine.  

Easy Ways to Boost Your Daily Nutrition

March is National Nutrition Month and this year the theme – Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right – focuses on combining taste and nutrition to create healthy meals in accordance with the Dietary Guidelines recommendations. Before you think you need to completely overhaul your diet, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends aiming for a goal of eating 2 cups of fruit and 2 and a half cups of vegetables every day. Here are some easy ways to added valuable nutrition to every meal.