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Know Your Heart

Few months bring matters of the heart to the forefront quite like February.  With Valentine’s day just behind us and Heart Awareness Month in full swing, what better time to present you with some amazing facts you might not know about your heart. By the numbers: A normal heart beats anywhere from 50 to 99 […]

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Each year in the US, 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. What you might not know is cervical cancer is almost completely preventable. In observance of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, we’ll answer some of the most important questions about the disease. Q1. What causes cervical cancer? A1. There are many risk factors that can […]

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Five Diet Myths Exposed

From detoxing to gluten free, there are a lot of diets out there – and a lot of misleading information about each one. We know it can be overwhelming when you’re looking for advice on how to diet, so we’ve put together a list of some common diet myths and the truth behind their claims. […]

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Which cancer is responsible for the most cancer-related deaths in women? No, it’s not breast cancer. It is lung cancer, which causes the most cancer deaths in women AND men. 165,000 lung cancer-related deaths in the US are estimated for 2012 alone. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It’s an excellent time to educate yourself […]

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Exposing Myths About Breast Cancer

  There are many misunderstandings about breast cancer. While many advances have been made in detection and treatment, we unfortunately still don’t know what causes breast cancer or how to cure it. Here are a few myths about breast cancer we’d like to clear up. 1. Myth: I’m too young to worry about breast cancer. […]

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