LifeStage: 35-45 Years

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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Stop In The Name of Life

|   October 8, 2018   |   Cancer, Mammograms

Stop In The Name of Life

Most breast cancer patients don’t die from the primary tumor but from the spread of cancer cells to other parts of the body, especially to vital organs. It makes sense then, that researchers are working hard to tackle the spreading and stop the cancer before it becomes a death sentence.

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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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Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

|   September 10, 2018   |   Gynecology

Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) may sound familiar to you, especially if you’ve ever purchased or used tampons. On nearly every package you buy, you’ll find the warning label regarding tampon use and TSS. In fact, about half of all diagnosed TSS cases are a result of tampon use.

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