Knowing When You Should Get a Colonoscopy

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Colonoscopies are recommended to people mostly because of age. Doctors commonly recommend colonoscopies for anyone over the age of 50. However, there are also some other factors that should be considered to help you determine whether you need a colonoscopy. What is a Colonoscopy? A colonoscopy is a type of exam that can help determine

What to Expect During a Mammogram

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Many women are intimidated by, or nervous about, getting a mammogram. However, these screenings could save your life, detecting any abnormalities before they become a major problem. Over the last several years, improvements have been made to the process of getting a mammogram, allowing women to feel more comfortable and in control during the screening.

Quitting Smoking? Best Ways to Kick the Habit

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Maybe your new year’s resolution is to quit smoking, but you feel overwhelmed by the decision. Quitting smoking will decrease your risk of cancer and improve your health and overall life, so it’s definitely worth it even when it’s hard. Here are some tips to help you along the way. Do some preparation ahead of time. It’s

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  Ovarian Cancer affects around 238,000 women in world per year, and it is, unfortunately, one of the deadliest cancers. It is estimated that 1 in 75 women will develop ovarian cancer. Use this month to educate yourself and those around you about the symptoms and warning signs of ovarian cancer. And