Health & Wellness
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Mammograms are now a routine part of women’s preventative health care. The procedure is simple and appointments are quick and relatively painless. The following are some guidelines to consider when … more
When Leigh Hurst was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 33, having children wasn’t foremost on her mind. “I had been following my career and figured at some point I would get married and have … more
Many women who have a mastectomy—surgery to remove an entire breast to treat or prevent breast cancer—have the option of having the shape of the removed breast rebuilt. Breasts can be rebuilt … more
Opioids often are the go-to pain killer for everything from back aches and injuries to post-surgical pain, as evidenced by the more than 300 million prescriptions written each year. While they can … more
Choosing unconventional ways to treat cancer could cost you your life. more
They call us "Boko Haram Wives." more
In Central Park, the only two statues dedicated to women (Alice in Wonderland and Mother Goose) are not even for real women. more
With money comes responsibility. more
Americans can all play a role in the fight against cancer. Every day, progress is made against cancer through innovative research, the dedication of scientists and the bravery of the more than 14 … more
The main risk factors for breast cancer are things you cannot change: being a woman, getting older, and having certain gene changes. These make your risk of breast cancer higher. But having a risk … more
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