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Valentine’s Day should not just tug on our emotional heart strings, but should remind us to check our heart health. February was American Heart Month. But we need our hearts to be healthy and active all year long. Take some time to focus on your cardiovascular health. Heart disease the #1 killer in America followed […]
If you missed National Self-Check Month in February, it’s not too late. As 2022 begins and we all get into our routines, it is easy to forget about our health and well-being. The World Health Organizations defines health as “…a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease […]
February was National Cancer Prevention Month. However, cancer happens every day of the year so we need to take precaution and preventative steps daily to stay healthy. In the United States, over 1.6 million people are diagnosed with some type of cancer and 600,000 succumb to the disease making it the second leading cause of […]
In May 2022, The Bridge Breast Network will be having a Survivor Retreat. Please check out The Bridge Breast Network’s Amazon Wishlist as we prepare for this event to see how you can help!
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately 14,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer per year. Like breast cancer, cervical cancer can be detected early through routine screenings. Vaccinations for HPV can also aid in preventing cervical cancer. To learn more about cervical cancer visit the websites below. https://www.preventcancer.org/event/cervical-health-awareness-month-2022/ https://www.nccc-online.org/cervical-health-awareness-month/
As you start the new year, consider getting a screening mammogram as a goal for the year. Screening mammograms are used to detect breast changes in asymptomatic women that could potentially be cancerous. The goal of the screening mammogram is to get the cancer while it is small and less invasive. See if you qualify […]