Category: Women’s Health


October 9, 2023

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to check with your primary care physician to see if you are a candidate for screening. Perhaps you are wondering, “How do I know if I am a candidate?” There are many societies that help physicians determine when our patients are ready for screening.  Factors […]

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August 28, 2023

Immunization Awareness Month

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August is national immunization awareness month.  The CDC recognizes national immunization awareness month specifically in August to highlight the importance of routine vaccinations for all people.  Healthy people 2030 focuses on preventing infectious diseases by increasing vaccination rates.  There are various vaccines depending on the age group for instance infants and children’s usually get the […]

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June 20, 2023

Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

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June is Migraine and Headache awareness month. It is no wonder that we need a whole month for awareness. It is thought that 12% of adults suffer from migraines. While many with migraines do not have life altering symptoms, there is certainly at best a temporary limitation that comes with even infrequent migraines. Why do […]

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February 28, 2023

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

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March is colorectal cancer awareness month. According to the World Health Organization, colon cancer is the third most common cancer in males and the second most common cancer in females.  There are over 150,000 new cases of colon cancer every year. Colon cancer risk increases after age 40. Risk factors for colon cancer include:  genetics […]

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October 3, 2022

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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As this year passes by quickly, it is hard to believe it is already October.  As many of you may be aware, October is breast cancer awareness month.  Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women, but it is very diagnosable and treatable.  Over the years, there has been significant improvement in […]

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