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Editor’s Dose: Simple reminders from great women

As I read Chris Hazelwood’s Q&A for the first time (article on page 14), I was inspired by her bravery and strength during a very challenging time in her life.

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Trends and observations in child health

A Look at An Emerging Frontier in Healthcare and Other Relevant Issues The Academy of Pediatrics has designated the month of October as Child Health Month. The Academy strongly feels

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PCMA Letter: Looking at breast cancer in a different light

            It is unavoidable that illness effects many peoples’ lives, not just that of the afflicted.  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and, while this disease

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New programs to help improve foster care

Heartland for Children Calls for 80 Additional Foster Homes While Improving Child Protective Services There is no gift greater than giving one’s time to a child. For 155 local families,

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Chris Hazelwood bares all

Q & A on Her Journey to Recovery from Breast Cancer Diagnosed with breast cancer on Leap Day in 2008, Mary Christine Hazelwood is a survivor. We talked with her

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Healthy Cook: Cooking ideas for the cancer patient

 Cooking ideas for the cancer patient and her family Drugs can do miracles these days, but the body has a wonderful aptitude for helping itself get better. Like using the

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Pop Quiz: Test your knowledge of a breast cancer self-exam

 Be Confident that You Can Properly Perform a Self-Exam for Breast Cancer with this Short Pop Quiz The statistics show the proof! Performing regular self-exams on your breasts can lead to

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Child health month: A look at trends in obesity

When one considers the emerging trends within the segment of the population of newborns to young adults, the prevalence of obesity and overweight status has steadily increased within the last