LifeStage: 16-24 Years

Defining Breast Cancer

|   March 15, 2019   |   Cancer, Mammograms

Defining Breast Cancer

You may think you know what breast cancer is, but this one condition covers a myriad of terms, types, and classifications that are complicated to understand. Each of these refers to the quantity, size, spread, location, of cancerous cells and tumors.

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Does Your Diet Invite High Blood Pressure?

|   March 8, 2019   |   Nutrition

Does Your Diet Invite High Blood Pressure?

In most cases, women tend to view diets from the wrong perspective. Our diet can still be flavorful, but if we’re willing to make a few minor adjustments, we’ll see benefits in our own health as well as the health of our children.

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Knowledge is Power

|   February 22, 2019   |   Nutrition

Knowledge is Power

The FDA has finalized the new rules for nutrition labels and given major production companies a deadline to alter their labels by 2020. We want you to know why reading labels is so important and how to interpret each nutrition label so that you have more control over your diet.

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A Lifesaving Vaccination

|   February 15, 2019   |   Heart Disease

A Lifesaving Vaccination

Every year you are faced with the decision to get your flu shot, or not. While shots are never a welcomed experience, there are many benefits to the flu shot.

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Understanding Prenatal Kicks

|   February 8, 2019   |   Obstetrics & Maternity

Understanding Prenatal Kicks

There’s something special about that first kick you feel from the tiny baby growing in your womb. Your hands may constantly rub your rounded tummy so you don’t miss a movement. Each flutter you feel on the inside blows your mind again and again—another life is developing inside you!

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Are You At A Higher Risk For Cancer?

|   January 25, 2019   |   Cancer

Are You At A Higher Risk For Cancer?

There are a lot of things you can inherit through your family’s genetic traits. A propensity for cancer or certain other diseases are also genetic, including a disease known as Lynch syndrome that can put you at a higher risk for developing a number of cancers at an early age.

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Cheers To The New Year?

|   January 18, 2019   |   Health & Wellness

Cheers To The New Year?

While there is certainly nothing wrong with a glass or two of bubbly, new recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force are advising doctors to modify their screening guidelines and start asking more questions about their patients’ alcohol consumption.

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