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Breast reconstruction after mastectomy: More than an option

Emotional distress, a sense of disconnection from one’s body and a decreased sense of femininity — these are all emotions breast cancer patients may feel following a mastectomy. However, there’s…

Patients with a history of heart attack continue to be at risk

A heart attack is a defining moment in a person’s life. Heart attack survivors may mistakenly assume the heart attack they suffered was a singular event. But in fact, a…

A simple solution to an urgent problem in senior care facilities

A simple solution to an urgent problem in senior care facilities

Many, including those in the health care industry, view urinary incontinence (UI) and other overactive bladder symptoms (OAB) as one of the many side effects of aging, one that little…

The most treatable serious senior health issue: loneliness

The most treatable serious senior health issue: loneliness

While Americans tend to associate the holidays with togetherness, joyful occasions and feelings of warmth and happiness, the season can also worsen feelings of loneliness and isolation for some people…

What employers look for in the 21st century nurse

What employers look for in the 21st century nurse

Over the last decade, a number of changes have transformed the healthcare industry. The Affordable Care Act has enabled more than 16.4 million Americans to receive healthcare coverage. Advancements in…

Smarter ways to manage menopause

Smarter ways to manage menopause

Did you ever wonder whether cavewomen went through menopause? The answer is no. Why not? Because their life expectancies were too short. But for those of us who live long…

Screening with ‘Pap HPV’ is the preferred method for women aged 30-65 in the fight against cervical cancer

Screening with ‘Pap HPV’ is the preferred method for women aged 30-65 in the fight against cervical cancer

It is not often that new study results come along that help put to rest an issue that impacts millions of women in the U.S. But a new study published…

Easy ways to include more heart-healthy Omega-3s in your diet

Easy ways to include more heart-healthy Omega-3s in your diet

Omega-3s are an essential part of a heart-healthy diet. This nutrient has been shown to decrease cholesterol, lower inflammation and prevent clotting that may help reduce the risk of coronary…

The Growth You Can’t See [Infographic]

The Growth You Can’t See [Infographic]

Did you know babies continue to grow and develop in important ways even in the final weeks of pregnancy? But, preterm birth — or delivery before 37 weeks of pregnancy…

To flush or not to flush: Get the facts on what’s flushable

To flush or not to flush: Get the facts on what’s flushable

Once something is flushed down the toilet, most people have an “out of sight, out of mind” mentality. Whatever was flushed has cleared the bowl and is on its journey…

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