Posts Tagged: cancer

Avoid being counted in these statistics

Kentucky has the highest death rate for lung cancer in the nation – 50 percent higher than the national average. We also have the highest rate of smoking – 28 percent higher than the national average. Other causes such as mining and radon in the ground contribute to lung cancer prevalence. When toxins and dust…
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Breast Cancer Survivorship: What should I do next?

After battling a breast cancer diagnosis and completing treatment, many women find themselves asking, “what next?” It’s a big transition to go from visiting your physician every week or so to every three to six months, and this change can leave many breast cancer survivors feeling unsure and unsettled. So what can you do to…
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“Below the Belt” cancers need our attention!

September marks Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month – a time to raise awareness for ovarian, uterine, cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancers. In the United States, more than 107,000 women will be diagnosed with gynecologic cancer this year. For many years, awareness campaigns have focused on ovarian cancer awareness.  Although ovarian cancer has the highest rate of…
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An apple a day…

The days here in the Kentuckiana region are beginning to shorten. The weather is hinting at the coming fall with cool mornings. Summer is coming to a close, but there is still plenty of fresh produce to be found, in fact, early fall is perfect apple picking weather! The old saying goes, “an apple a…
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