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3 Easy Steps to Protect Yourself from the Flu

1. Take time to get a flu vaccine2. Take everyday actions to stop the spread of viruses3. Take flu antiviral medicine if your doctor prescribes it
 
1.Take time to get a flu vaccine
Doctors recommend getting a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.
Each year, the flu vaccine protects against the most common strains of flu for that year.
Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine as soon as the current season’s vaccines ar…

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

 
 
SEPTEMBER IS PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
 
Prostate Cancer
Most common cancer in men over 5o
Second most frequent cause of cancer related deaths in men
Each year 3000 men in New Zealand diagnosed, 600 die from the disease
Causes no symptoms in early stages
Screening aids early detection
If caught early most cases can be managed and usually cured
 
Prostate Gland
A small walnut-shaped gland that surrounds the bladder opening
It helps make semen
Increases in size as men age
Cancer o…