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How to Convince Yourself to Quit Smoking

How to Convince Yourself to Quit Smoking

Will you be participating in the Great American Smokeout this year? Need an opportunity to finally quit that smoking habit? There's one right around the corner: the annual Great American Smokeout. Every November, motivated smokers join together to finally kick …

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When Should I Have a Colonscopy?

When Should I Have a Colonscopy?

Your level of risk determines when and how often you should receive this vital screening. The mission of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month is to spread the word about this deadly disease and how colonoscopies save lives. Since colorectal cancer …

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Breast Cancer: Who Is at Risk?

Breast Cancer: Who Is at Risk?

Some women are at higher risk for developing breast cancer than others. Anyone can get cancer, but some people have risk factors that may increase their chances. Certain risk factors, such as gender, are out of your control, and they …

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Five Surprising Facts About Skin Cancer

Five Surprising Facts About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is dangerous. Be sure to watch your skin for any changes. Many people spend a lot of time outdoors, especially in the summer. Lounging by the pool or hitting the beach are both fun ways to spend your …

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What to Expect from a Colonoscopy

What to Expect from a Colonoscopy

Perhaps you’ve heard enough about a colonoscopy to know that this screening won’t be one of life’s most pleasant experiences. Nevertheless, this life-saving diagnostic exam allows a doctor to see inside the colon and rectum to screen for cancer and …

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