The thing that most women find so scary about breast cancer is that a diagnosis appears to be completely random, and the older we become, the stronger the risk of breast cancer. With knowledge comes power, learn the risk factors associated with breast cancer, those you can control and those you can not.
LifeStage: 35-45 Years
While the world slowed down in 2020, breast and cervical cancer did not. An annual exam is an essential part of your preventative health care, it is your first weapon against these and many other diseases and must be prioritized.
Some women develop high blood sugar issues when pregnant. This high sugar level condition during pregnancy is known as gestational diabetes. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 6% to 9% of pregnant women in the United States develop gestational diabetes annually.
Unbelievably, there are almost 4 million women in the United States that have a history of breast cancer. Breast cancer is, in fact, the most common cancer diagnosis for women. Many of us have encouraged friends or family members who have bravely fought breast cancer. It may even be a disease we fear that we will be diagnosed with one day.
Did you know that one in eight babies is born prematurely? In fact, this is the primary cause of newborn death in the United States. For millions of babies who are born prematurely, some physical and mental problems can follow them throughout their life.
COVID-19 and the preventative measures taken to slow the spread of the virus had an impact on the number of breast cancer diagnoses this past year. Unfortunately, only time will tell how big of an impact it truly had.
Knowledge is longevity when it comes to your family medical history, and it's the perfect time of the year to gather an update!
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.
As women, our lives are full of stress. Whether you are the CEO of a big company or a mom juggling kids, stress creeps into our lives from many angles.
In Mississippi, over 400 women die from breast cancer every year.