Tag: breast health

How 3D Mammograms Help Detect Breast Cancer...

“3D mammography gives us a clearer picture of breast tissue, especially in patients with dense breasts,” said Darlene Da Costa,...

July 5, 2018

Breast Cancer in Women Age 65 and...

Most of these older patients who are diagnosed with the earliest stages of breast cancer do as well as younger...

July 26, 2016

Roundup: FDA to Ban Sale of e-Cigarettes...

The Food and Drug Administration has finalized a long-anticipated rule for regulating e-cigarettes, cigars, hookahs and other tobacco products. The...

May 6, 2016

Breast Health Tips and Myths

To be proactive against breast cancer, adopt healthy habits, a healthy lifestyle, exercise regularly, avoid excess body weight and don't...

October 28, 2015

Embracing Survivorship

It has been said that every cloud has a silver lining. When you’re newly diagnosed with breast cancer, “silver lining”...

October 21, 2015

Pink Power: Courtside With Miami HEAT and...

Breast cancer awareness held center court as the Miami HEAT hosted the HEAT’s “Red, White & Pink” Game presented by...

October 16, 2015

Breast Cancer: Family Matters

“Knowledge is power” is especially true when it comes to your family’s medical history. That’s because about 5 to 10...

October 14, 2015

Early Detection: It’s in Your Hands

October means cooler temperatures, pumpkin lattes and a healthy reminder. “Early detection saves lives” is heard so often during Breast...

October 7, 2015

Benign But Not Forgotten: New Program Targets...

Zoila Sobrino, a gastrointestinal cancer survivor, was unnerved when a recent mammogram showed a small nodule in her right breast....

October 12, 2012

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Breastfeeding: Maintaining a Nutritious Diet

A breastfeeding diet is much the same as during pregnancy, with a few differences. It’s important to have a variety of foods to make sure...