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The Truth Behind Double Mastectomies

Hearing the words “You have breast cancer” is scary and life altering. When facing this diagnosis women are not only scared of the battle they have to face fighting the disease, they’re also afraid that, if and when they beat it, it could come back.- Read More

Lifting the Burden of Heavy Backpacks

If it seems as though your child slouches a little bit more with every new school year that passes, you’re probably right. But before you quickly blame it on her excessive iPad use, there may be another culprit behind this issue: a heavy backpack. - Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Be Worried About Ebola

It seems you can’t tune into the news right now without hearing about the Ebola outbreak. Between reports of another American possibly coming to the U.S. for treatment and the constant update on the death toll in West Africa (1552 people as of August 28), it’s easy to get worried about the virus. - Read More

Best Treatments for Achy Joints

There’s nothing more inconvenient than getting a sudden shooting pain in your knee when you’re walking from your car to the office. The same could also be said about a dull pain in your hip that refuses to go away. Whatever the issue, joint pain that’s left untreated can potentially inhibit your quality of life and prevent you from doing the things that you love. - Read More

The Benefits of Mammograms

Over the last couple of years, mammograms have been at the epicenter of cancer screening controversy. From disagreements over screening guidelines to claims that it might not be as effective as people say it is, there’s a lot of confusion and misinformation out there. - Read More


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