May: Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month

As May rolls around each year, it brings with it a significant opportunity to shed light on an often overlooked aspect of our well-being: mental health. Designated as Mental Health Awareness Month, May serves as a reminder to prioritize and care for our mental and emotional well-being just as much as our physical health.
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Pharmacy Network

Empowering Communities: The Pharmacy Network and 340B Program at CHC

In the communities that Compassion Health Care serves, access to affordable healthcare remains a critical concern for many. Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) like James Austin Health Center and Caswell Family Medical Center play a pivotal role in addressing this issue by offering comprehensive primary care services to underserved populations.
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ACA Marketplace Open Enrollment 2024

ACA Marketplace Open Enrollment for the 2024 Plan Year: What You Need to Know

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been a game-changer in the world of healthcare, making it possible for millions of Americans to access affordable and comprehensive health coverage. As we approach the 2024 plan year, it's time to mark your calendars and get ready for the ACA Marketplace open enrollment period. Here's what you need to know:
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Breast Cancer Awareness

The Importance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Power of Pink: Understanding the Importance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is more than just a month of falling leaves and pumpkin spice lattes; it's also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this time, we see a sea of pink ribbons, events, and campaigns dedicated to raising awareness about the disease. But why is this awareness so crucial? Let's explore the significance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and how it plays a pivotal role in the fight against breast cancer.
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effects of cholesterol

Effects of Cholesterol on the Body

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in all your body's cells. Your body needs some cholesterol to build healthy cells, but high levels of cholesterol can have negative effects on the body, including an increase in your risk of heart disease.
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Good Night's Sleep

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is essential for your physical and mental health. It helps your body repair itself, consolidate memories, and regulate your emotions. However, many people find it difficult to get a good night's sleep. Here are five tips to help you get a better night's sleep:
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Heart Age

Lowering Your Heart Age

According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 70% of Americans have a heart age that is older than their actual age. On average, men have a heart age that is 7.8 years older than their actual age, and women have a heart age that is 5.4 years older than their actual age. Heart age is based on a number of risk factors, including age, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and smoking status.
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