Articles in the NEON Services Category

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Posted in NEON Services on 2 December 2010
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NEON SERVICES NEON providers are committed to a service delivery model that addresses accessible personalized care. Patients have access to a primary care physician, who coordinates all of their health care needs.

Neon Services: HIV TESTING Partnering With ‘Greater Than!’
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Posted in NEON Services on 2 December 2010
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Did you know that in the U.S. more than one million people are living with HIV? And more than 500,000 of those are Black Americans. It doesn’t have to be this way. Know the facts. Get your questions about HIV/AIDS answered and get tested at any of the several NEON Health Care Service locations. NEON [...]

NEON Services- Adult Medicine
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Posted in NEON Services on 14 July 2010
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NEON HAS BEEN THERE FOR YOU THROUGH THE YEARS! Within the next ten years, the US population will grow significantly older and more diverse. The minority older population will triple by 2030, when one quarter of the elderly population will belong to a minority racial or ethnic group (US Census Bureau, January 2000). Different racial [...]

NEON Services-Pediatrics
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Posted in NEON Services on 14 July 2010
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CHILDREN ARE THE FUTURE AT NEON! The pediatric patient population in the United States is continuously becoming more culturally diverse. It is estimated that by the year 2020, approximately 40% of school-age Americans will be minority group children.* The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recognizes that the cultural diversity of the population has implications for the [...]

NEON Services: Dental Services
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Posted in NEON Services on 14 July 2010
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EVERYBODY CAN AFFORD DENTAL SERVICES AT NEON! Dental Hygiene is an ongoing health deficiency in the African American Community.  The Office of Minority Health studies reveal that children aged 2 to 4 years, 26% of African Americans have experienced dental cavities in their primary teeth, compared to 20% for Whites, in 2004. African American children [...]

NEON Services: Obstetrics And Gynecology
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Posted in NEON Services on 14 July 2010
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NEON IS HERE FOR YOU! Fibroids can occur in many locations throughout the uterus. Some may occur within the wall of the uterus, while others can grow within the uterine cavity (called the endometrium). Pedunculated fibroids are attached to the outside of the uterus by a thick stalk, similar to the root of a plant. [...]

NEON Services: Vision Services
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Posted in NEON Services on 14 July 2010
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SEE THE LIGHT WITH NEON! African Americans who eventually go blind usually go blind from glaucoma. It is the leading cause of blindness with the African American population. It is seven times more common in African Americans than in Caucasians. Caucasians in the age group of 45 to 65 have 17 times less of a [...]

NEON Services: Comprehensive Prenatal Care
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Posted in NEON Services on 14 July 2010
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YOUR BABY IS IN GOOD HANDS AT NEON! Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman’s life. It can also be a time of great anxiety and fear of the “unknown” as a new life is growing and developing inside the womb. To help ensure that things go as planned, it is essential that you [...]

NEON Services: Podiatry
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Posted in NEON Services on 14 July 2010
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LET YOUR FEET DO THE WALKING TO NEON! Americans spend a great deal of time on their feet. As the Nation becomes more active across all age groups, the need for foot care will become increasingly important to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The human foot is a complex structure. It contains 26 bones—plus muscles, nerves, [...]

NEON Services: X-Ray/Mammography
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Posted in NEON Services on 14 July 2010
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IT’S TIME FOR YOUR ANNUAL NEON MAMMOGRAM! Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in African American women, and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among African American women (lung cancer is the first). African American women are more likely than white women to get breast cancer between age 24 and 40. [...]