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6 Things You Can do to Prevent Breast Cancer

Posted by Dr. Antonio Ruiz on Sep 24, 2018 10:11:00 AM

A More Healthful Lifestyle Can Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

An apple a day may keep the doctor away. It might seem simple, but the truth is that living a more healthful lifestyle has been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer, as well as many other cancers, regardless of your family history.

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Topics: Breast Health, Women's Health




How to Choose the Right Place to Get a Mammogram

Posted by Dr. Antonio Ruiz on Jul 9, 2018 12:00:00 AM

There are A LOT of options out there

There are a lot of options out there, but choosing where to get your mammogram can often be as important as choosing to get one at all. That’s because your comfort, and the available screening technology, should be top priority. Here’s what I suggest you look for when choosing where to get your yearly mammogram.

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Topics: Health Care 101, Women's Health, Breast Health, Mammography




A Step-by-step Guide to a Mammogram

Posted by Dr. Antonio Ruiz on Jul 2, 2018 7:40:00 AM

A non-invasive X-ray of the breast

The word alone can conjure up anxiety in many women, but a mammogram is simply a non-invasive X-ray of the breast. Knowing what to expect during a screening mammogram may ease your panic just a bit.

While each woman’s experience is different, most women report the test as uncomfortable, but not intolerable. In all, the process takes about 20 minutes.


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Topics: Breast Health, Mammography, Health Care 101, Women's Health




Are You at Risk for Skin Cancer?

Posted by Dr. Anthony Viol on Jun 13, 2018 7:29:00 AM

Over Two Million Americans Are Diagnosed Each Year

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Topics: Breast Health, Health Care 101, Family Health 101, Lifestyle & Wellness




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