10 Tips on What to Expect Before Your First Mammogram

Mammograms are able to detect early signs of breast cancers, catching the cancer when it’s more treatable. Many doctors recommend that women begin mammograms at age 40 and have a mammogram every single year. According to the American College of Radiology, there’s a...

Top Three Health Threats to Women

Women and men face different health risks. Knowing is half the battle of prevention, but many women in the U.S. don’t know the threats they are up against. Do you know the top three health threats? (Surprisingly to many, number one is not breast cancer). The good news...

Extra Work Comes With a Steep Price for Women

Women who work long hours for the majority of their careers may be hurting their chance to reap the rewards of their work in a healthy, happy retirement. Researchers recently found that when women work over 60 hours a week for most of their career, they increase their...

Guidelines for Mammograms, Pap Smears & Other Screening Tests

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. That is especially true in regards to mammograms and pap smears. Breast and cervical cancer are easier to treat when they are detected early. Mammograms and Pap smears can spot...