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Women’s Health: More than just Doctor Visits

October is well-known in America as Breast Cancer Awareness month, but it is also Women’s Health Month. Breast cancer is one of many health issues that can plague women, and it is important for all women to be proactive with getting their annual wellness checkups and necessary screenings. But there is much more to ourContinue Reading “Women’s Health: More than just Doctor Visits”

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Screening and Self Exams

Screening for breast cancer requires a patient to undergo tests and exams to find cancer when there are no symptoms. These screenings are important because the earlier breast cancer is found, the greater the likelihood that treatment will work, and the greater the chance of survival. Mammograms A mammogram is basically an x-ray of theContinue Reading “Breast Cancer Awareness: Screening and Self Exams”

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Fight Like a Girl: Breast Cancer Awareness

You know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, it’s hard not to know, those pink ribbons remind us.  From key chains to Yoplait lids, we’re bombarded with that image, that benign but pervasive image encouraging us to part with our money for a good cause.  But how many of us really understand what we’reContinue Reading “Fight Like a Girl: Breast Cancer Awareness”