October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Learn More About Breast Self-Awareness

Virginia Womens Center

Just like all aspects of your health, education and regular preventative check-ups can help keep you informed and engaged in your care. However, it’s also important that you pay close attention to your own body so that you can know what is normal for you and seek medical care when your health changes and is no [...]

Staying Healthy is a Lot Easier Than Getting Healthy

Nothing hits home as much as learning that you have a potentially life-threatening illness. A friend of mine recently learned that she has breast cancer, which was detected during a routine annual mammogram. She had avoided a mammogram for more than 2 years before finally making the appointment. Although the diagnosis was devastating for her, [...]