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Hypertension: Know Your Numbers

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We’d like to dive deeper into understanding your blood pressure and, in turn, how to reduce your risk of hypertension.

Save Lives with Organ Donation

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We’d like to share some statistics and frequently asked questions from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Division of Transplantation.

More About Myomectomy

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Uterine fibroids “affect up to 80% of women by age 50”, according to the National Institutes of Health. Inform yourself on the different types of fibroids.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time to educate yourself on this type of cancer and the signs and symptoms related.

Amniocentesis

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We recently discussed chromosomal abnormalities and how they’re detected. We’ll dive a little deeper into one of those detection methods – amniocentesis.

Chromosomal Abnormalities

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If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, ask your CWC provider about the risk of chromosomal abnormalities based on your age and genetics.

Thyroid Health

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According to the American Thyroid Association reports, one in eight women will develop thyroid problems during her lifetime. Find out if you're at risk.

Make the Most of Your Annual Exam

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To make the most of your annual visit, be your own advocate by sharing information and asking your provider questions. Here's a list of things to ask.

Cervical Health

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The American Cancer Society reports “over the last 30 years, the cervical cancer death rate has gone down by more than 50%.”

Protect Your Heart

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to cover an important health topic – blood pressure, specifically high blood pressure (also called hypertension).

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