Expert Insights

Breast Cancer Detection & Treatment

While breast cancer still remains one of the leading causes of death in females, significant advances in detection and treatment are helping women of all ages. Early Detection Approximately 40 percent of diagnosed breast cancers are found initially by women who feel a lump, according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. One of the most […]

Health Tips, September 2015

1: Learn Stroke Warning Signs: Each year 55,000 more women than men suffer a stroke, according to the National Stroke Association. Like with a heart attack, symptoms of a stroke are often different in women. Common symptoms include loss of consciousness, weakness, difficulty breathing, nausea, seizure and confusion. If you are experiencing symptoms, call 911 […]

Understanding Bladder Control Problems

Are you increasingly scoping out the closest restroom when you’re in public places? Have you had to make an unexpectedly urgent pit stop while driving to work? Does laughing, sneezing or coughing cause embarrassing leakage? If so, you’re by no means alone. According to the American Urological Association, one in three women has at least […]

Keys to Healthy Aging

Although many Hollywood actresses would like us all to believe that it’s possible to stay forever young, the reality is that the aging process is an inevitable part of life. With more than 13 percent of the U.S. population now over the age of 65, healthy aging is a goal that an increasing number of […]

Health Tips, August, 2015

1: Know the Symptoms of a Heart Attack: Women often don’t get the classic heart attack symptoms that men experience, such as crushing chest pain that radiates down one arm. Many women experience vague or even silent symptoms. However, there are some common symptoms of a heart attack to watch out for including a tightening […]