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Many of us are aware of standard screenings such as a yearly mammogram for women 40 and older or a colonoscopy after age 45. But there are other screenings that can be equally important.
During the pandemic, many Americans have postponed their regular cancer screenings. Now is the time to get caught up.
In the fight against cancer, early detection and early diagnosis are key. But what can you do to reduce your risk of getting cancer in the first place?
Now that safety measures are in place to protect patients against the spread of COVID-19, there is no reason that cancer screenings can’t take place as recommended by your physician.
The oldest millennials celebrate a milestone as they officially enter their 40s this year. If you are among them, you’re also entering a time of life when health screenings become ever more important.
Advances made in recent years has improved the imaging technology used to see inside the body and treat disease. Learn more about radiology and its vital role in the overall treatment process.
Unexplained shortness of breath and tightness or pressure in the chest are not symptoms to ignore. If you wait too long, your heart can be damaged permanently.
Ladies, it’s time to rethink your annual exam. Yearly well-woman visits with your health care provider – often with an obstetrician/gynecologist – offer way more for your well-being than the pelvic exam and Pap test that likely come to mind.