Although it is the third most prevalent cancer in the US, lung cancer is currently the leading cause of cancer deaths among both men and women. In 2016 more than 200,000 new diagnoses of lung cancer were made, and more than 150,000 people died from this disease.
On Thursday, September 14, more than 700 friends of the Lima Memorial Foundation will come together to Journey for the Heart. The 16th Annual Lima Memorial Foundation fundraising gala will be held at Warehouse Associates in Lima. The warehouse will be transformed into an artistic venue, filled with creative wonder that will inspire many to invest in shaping the future of heart care for the region.
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Most of us would agree with that saying. However, if we are not paying attention, we may not realize it is broken. The ‘it’ I am talking about in this case is your health. The “brokenness” could be high blood pressure that you don’t feel, diabetes that doesn’t hurt, high cholesterol that is not currently causing any trouble or perhaps that non-healing skin wound. Seeing your primary care provider can help you identify what is or may soon be “broken.”