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Women's Cancer Prevention

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In one way or another, cancer has impacted the lives of most women. But is there a possibility to potentially prevent this devastating illness? Valley health professionals weigh in on how lifestyle changes and staying on top of screenings can have a positive impact on one’s health. 

 

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The Heart of the Matter: Women's Heart Health

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Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, claiming about 400,000 lives in the United States last year. Though not every risk factor can be prevented, there are steps (literally) that women can take in order to put their heart health into their own hands.

 

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Though often thought of as a “man’s disease,” heart disease kills just as many women per year, and about 47 million women live with some form of heart disease. Prior to this past decade...

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Infertility: What to Know

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According to the Centers for Disease Control andPrevention, about 10 percent of women in the United States, which is about 6.1 million, from ages 15 to 44 suffer from infertility. But can it be prevented? What are the most common treatments? Here’s what three women’s health professionals had to say.

 

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What is infertility?

Dr. Jennifer Iacovelli Malone, M.D., M.S., founder of Tree of Life Medical and a member of the Arizona Medical...

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AZ Health: Avoiding Relapse During the Holidays

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Holiday season is almost upon us, and with that comes parties and festivities to celebrate. While it is known as the most wonderful time of year, these next couple of months can be quite stressful and even triggering for recovering addicts. The pressure of having to socialize in large groups with alcohol so readily available can create a very dangerous and tempting environment for someone who is in the midst of sobriety. David Larimer, Clinical Program Director, from Scottsdale Recovery Center, has 10 important tips to help you stay strong on your...

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This Gland Can Cause Big Issues

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It's More Common Than You Might Think

What do millions of Americans have in common with stars like super model Gigi Hadid and Sex and the City’s Kim Cattrall? Two not-so-sexy words: thyroid issues. Whether you’re more of a Samantha, Charlotte, Miranda, or Carrie, there’s a good chance—1 in 8, to be exact—that someone at your brunch table will experience thyroid issues. Don’t worry: celebs aren’t the only ones who can overcome these common disorders. Drs. John Robinson and

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