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What Are the Pros and Cons of Self-Exams?

What Are the Pros and Cons of Self-Exams?

Have you made breast self-exams a monthly habit? Along with annual screenings for breast abnormalities with your doctor, women are often instructed to learn how to perform their own examinations to complete each month. Are these exams a good idea? …

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Ovarian Cancer: Are there Symptoms?

Ovarian Cancer: Are there Symptoms?

Would you know if you had ovarian cancer? Learn about this rare, yet deadly cancer. The ovaries are about the size of an almond. With that in mind, would you be able to detect a change in this small, yet …

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Reducing Your Risk for Cervical Cancer

Reducing Your Risk for Cervical Cancer

Actively reducing your risk for cervical cancer could save your life. Cervical Cancer Awareness Month is held each January to educate people about this disease. Cervical cancer is not widely discussed the way some other cancers are yet 12,000 women …

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Importance of Screening

Breast Cancer Awareness: Importance of Screening

Just how important are screenings for breast cancer? The American Cancer Society reports that breast cancer screening tests save thousands of lives each year and have the potential to save many more if more women and health care providers took …

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Folic Acid & Your Pregnancy

Folic Acid & Your Pregnancy

National Folic Acid Awareness Week is January 8 – 14. Whether the idea of a baby is a joyful thought or a scary one, all women should know about folic acid. Folic acid is very important for women who are …

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