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Self-Learning Source: Mammography NIH Science Topic Fact Sheet

Posted by on March 24th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

A high-quality mammogram plus a clinical breast exam, an exam done by your doctor, is the most effective way to detect breast cancer early. Finding breast cancer early greatly improves a person’s chances for successful treatment. The United States Preventive Services Task Force‚Äôs recommendation* states: Women ages 50 to 74 years should get a mammogram… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy

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Self-Learning Source: AHA’s Interactive Cardiovascular Library

Posted by on February 1st, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Significant contributors to heart disease include high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and high cholesterol. February is American Heart Month. It’s a good time to start taking steps to improve your health. (Remember those New Year’s resolutions?) Consider also taking some time this month… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy, Health Observances, Training & Education

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