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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Should Know

On average, a woman dies from breast cancer every 13 minutes in the U.S. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women, in fact, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. It is estimated that 246,660 women in…

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Make Massage Part of Your Wellness Toolkit

Massage provides health benefits for women during every stage of life. It assists with managing the stress of a busy career, pregnancy, and new motherhood. Since women often manage these stages in tandem with one another, implementing wellness practices like massage becomes especially important. Southwest OB/GYN, Houston OB/GYN Women’s Health, considers massage therapy a beneficial…

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Take it to Heart: Women’s Heart Health

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Heart health is important for anyone at any age, especially women. In the past, this disease was considered only for men; however, over time, heart disease has begun to impact women just as much as men. In fact, the Texas Heart Institute states that 40 percent of deaths amongst women are due to cardiovascular disease.…

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