Prevention

Raising Cancer Awareness: What You Should Know

It's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. So let's talk about the risks that women face. There are many things that can affect your chances of getting cancer. Most take years to develop. While you can’t control some risk factors, like getting older, you can control...

Loss of Bladder Control: Causes, Treatment, & Prevention

Urinary incontinence, or the loss of bladder control, is a common and embarrassing problem. The severity ranges from occasional leakage when you cough or sneeze to having an urge so sudden and strong you don't get to a toilet in time. Although it occurs more often as...

Three Steps to Prevent Diabetes

What is diabetes? Who does it affect? And how can you prevent diabetes? Let’s find out! Diabetes affects more than 34 million Americans and is the seventh leading cause of death. Prevention is the key to slowing the onset of and overcoming diabetes. What is Diabetes?...

Heart Disease Awareness: Best Ways Women Can Combat Heart Disease

Heart disease causes 27% of female deaths – more than all cancers. Nearly half a million women die of heart disease every year, but only 13% of Americans know that heart disease is the number one health threat for women. Why You Should Be Aware "It's an equal...

Can I Prevent Osteoporosis?

Did you know you have more than 200 bones in your body? They hold you up and, along with your muscles, keep you moving, so it's important to take good care of your bones. Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that causes bones to become weak and break easily....

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