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  • Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal Cancer

    Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer – cancer of the colon or rectum – is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States.More >>
    Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer – cancer of the colon or rectum – is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States.More >>
  • Checkup 13 - Cervical cancer

    Checkup 13 - Cervical cancer

    Monday, January 13 2014 2:03 AM EST2014-01-13 07:03:21 GMT
    Checkup 13 emphasizes cervical cancer this month, and a pap smear is a simple way for women to get a vital health screening.  Cervical cancer is largely prevented by the HPV vaccine and detected by theMore >>
    Cervical cancer occurs when abnormal cells develop and spread in the cervix, the lower part of the uterus. More than 12,000 new cases are diagnosed each year in the U.S.More >>
  • Show Your Heart Some TLC with a HeartScan

    Show Your Heart Some TLC with a HeartScan

    Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. Known as the ‘silent killer,' one of every two deaths in America is related to heart disease.More >>
    Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. Known as the ‘silent killer,' one of every two deaths in America is related to heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control Prevention, someone in the U.S. suffers a coronary event every 25 seconds. Because heart disease often strikes without warning or symptoms, many people do not know they are at risk until it is too late.More >>
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