June is the month that we rejoice dads. What higher time is there for males to get their well being screenings scheduled? Even wholesome males must get well being screenings for preventive care. If you’re a person with Medicare protection, now’s the time to speak together with your physician about getting screened for prostate most cancers, colorectal most cancers and heart problems. Medicare covers prostate screenings as soon as each 12 months for males over 50 and the colorectal screening checks each 120 months, except at excessive danger. Cardiovascular screenings can detect situations that would result in coronary heart assault or stroke and are lined by Medicare as soon as each 5 years. For extra data, contact Vivian Hollifield, SHIIP Coordinator, at 828-682-6186.