LifeStage: 25-34 Years

Cold Hearted

|   December 7, 2018   |   Heart Disease

Cold Hearted

During the holidays, having a cold heart is a popular metaphor for lacking compassion and a loving spirit. Like so many, this metaphor contains an element of truth. Studies have revealed that cold weather affects our physical hearts and can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and heart attack.

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The Weight Is Over

|   November 30, 2018   |   Health & Wellness

The Weight Is Over

Weight has long been considered the measure of health, but weight is only one small piece of the picture. Body Mass Index or BMI is a much better measurement because it considers your height and proportion; understanding it can help you assess risk and make a plan to reduce it.

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Protect Your Bladder Before It’s Too Late

|   November 26, 2018   |   Cancer

Protect Your Bladder Before It’s Too Late

Despite staggering numbers that over 30 million adults in the United States suffer from bladder issues, we don’t talk about it or think about it enough. But this month, it’s time to evaluate the health of your bladder.

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The Best Conversation Topic for the Holidays

|   November 19, 2018   |   Health & Wellness

The Best Conversation Topic for the Holidays

As the holiday season moves into full swing and you’re preparing for family gatherings, your top priority needs to be a conversation. Utilize the time your family is all under one roof to discuss your family medical history. It might seem unimportant, but it could actually be life-changing, or even life-saving.

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Dismiss the Myths of Diabetes

|   November 5, 2018   |   Health & Wellness

Dismiss the Myths of Diabetes

There are millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes or are at risk for developing diabetes. Despite its prevalence in our society, there are many misconceptions about this disease.

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Besides the Lumps

|   October 22, 2018   |   Cancer, Mammograms

Besides the Lumps

The most common sign of breast cancer is a new, painless lump with irregular edges. For this reason, self-breast examinations have long been touted as a good way to catch breast cancer early.

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Sorry For Your Loss

|   October 15, 2018   |   Obstetrics & Maternity

Sorry For Your Loss

October 15 is National Pregnancy Loss Awareness Day; here are some tips for what to do and what not to do when interacting with those who have experienced such a loss.

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5 Changes Awareness Brings

|   October 1, 2018   |   Cancer

5 Changes Awareness Brings

October is recognized primarily for its one night of spookiness, costumes, and sugar, but there is a much better reason to celebrate October—Breast Cancer Awareness.

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A Good Reason to Eat Good Food

|   September 24, 2018   |   Cancer

A Good Reason to Eat Good Food

It may be easier for you to adjust your diet if your motivation is less about deprivation. Rather than focusing on what you’re missing, consider what you’re gaining. When you consume a healthful diet, you may be helping your body protect itself from breast cancer.

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