The weather is beginning to crisp up, the leaves are starting to fall and the color pink is everywhere. That can mean only one thing…it must be October and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October is
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As part of our African American breast cancer focus with BWHI this month, we’re taking a look at breast reconstruction and racial disparity. African American women are twice as likely as Caucasian women to choose
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among Black women, and the second leading cause of death for Black women. - Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI) During 2016, says Komen, physicians will diagnose
Unless you are one of the 24 million people whose healthcare needs are served by the 400 Health Centers that operate approximately 9,800 service delivery sites, the term “Community Health Center” may not mean much.
For any woman, a breast cancer diagnosis is always a blindside. Many articles, like this one from the American Cancer Society, point out that unhealthy habits increase the risk of breast cancer. Others suggest by
If you haven’t decided to stop smoking yet, here is further information on why you should stop before reconstruction. Smoking and breast reconstruction don’t mix. Read on to learn what happens during reconstruction surgery and
Who knew...playing dress up can give you power, and it’s possibly one of the easiest things you can do to help heal yourself when you're fighting breast cancer. The secondmost popular TED Talk of all
Sharee and Annette Page, from northern Utah, are as close as two sisters can be. They have both worked for the same company for over 10 years. These two sisters have very similar lives. Both
The way you eat can affect how you recover. It has been shown that good nutrition can have a major influence on the results and success of any surgery. A diet that will help heal
"How will I ever figure out what I need before my reconstructive breast surgery?" Let’s make a list by gathering all the best tips together in one place. A checklist will ease the tsunami of