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Breast Cancer Screening

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, get your pink out! The current guidelines across all agencies is for a woman age 50 and over should have yearly mammograms.  Additional testing such as ultrasounds may be needed if

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Breast Cancer Awareness

October is ‘think pink” with breast cancer awareness taking  position as front and center. While breast cancer remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women,there is good news in that death rates have fallen by about 1% a

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Youth Sports : A COVID-19 Safety Checklist

Youth Sports: A COVID-19 Safety Checklist

Adapted from insightful and frequently updated articles from the https://www.healthychildrens.org website: The arrival of COVID-19 vaccines for ages 12 and up has been a game changer for many families. Being fully vaccinated can mean a safer return to

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Alzheimer's disease

Things you Should Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is the most common form of Dementia. There are an estimated 500,000 new cases of Alzheimer’s disease in the United States each year.  Every 3 seconds, someone in the world develops Dementia. Defining Dementia The

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