Healthcare professionals play a significant role in providing answers and resources to the injured and chronically ill. These doctors, physicians, nurse and health professionals have dedicated their lives to protecting those in need. They are often placed at the forefront during life-threatening situations. Thus, having clear communication performing thorough examinations, and offering proper guidance is imperative.

To many, February is a month celebrated with heart-shaped candies, gifts and flowers, all in the name of Saint Valentine. As of 2009, President Obama also set February as the month to promote heart disease awareness across the United States. In addition, President Obama’s proclamation states that American Heart Month is reserved to “honor the health professionals, researchers and other heart health ambassadors whose efforts help all Americans live longer and healthier lives.”

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: What You Must Know

Recent reports estimate there are currently 1,660,290 different types of cancers in the United States and over 12 million worldwide. Cancer remains as the second leading cause of death in the U.S.—accounting for nearly 1 of every 4 deaths. Specifically, cervical cancer currently affects nearly 250,000 women in the United States and it is the culprit in over 4,000 deaths in the last year.

What’s the 4th Most Common Neurological Disorder in the U.S.?

Epilepsy. I was not very familiar with the disorder until I experienced my first seizure during my freshmen year in college. I had an “episode” – termed for a seizure breakout – in the middle of the night while I was asleep. I woke up feeling lethargic and confused as to why medical responders were surrounding me. My roommate informed me that I had a seizure during my sleep and, thankfully, immediately dialed for help. Before that night, I had no idea I was epileptic.

PreCheck Joins in Race for the Cure to End Breast Cancer

The PreCheck team gathered amongst hundreds of walkers, elite runners and volunteers at this year’s 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Houston Race for the Cure 5K run. We were more than proud to support two of our bravest members who have recently been affected by this deadly disease – Rhonda Kellum, our Client Services Lead and Gloria Satcherwhite, Sr. Human Resources Generalist/Compensation Analyst.

PreCheck Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2013

To promote awareness and action throughout the month of October, we at PreCheck have kicked off our very own "Sign Your Name" Campaign. We want employees to show their support and to remember those they've lost, root for those they know who are currently fighting the battle and praise those they know who have won the fight against breast cancer. This is an issue that is very close to our hearts at PreCheck, which is why we are kicking off October with this campaign.