Health Notes

Have You Had Your Mammogram?

October is breast cancer awareness month, which brings an opportunity every year to discuss the importance of breast cancer screening in women’s health. Screening is usually done with a mammogram and is important because breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed...

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Simple Safety Tips for Pumpkin Carving

This Halloween don't let jack o'lantern carving get scary. Here's how to avoid injury. The combination of slippery pumpkins and sharp knives can be dangerous. Follow these tips, and other Halloween decorating safety tips, to help keep everyone safe when carving your...

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Halloween Safety On and Off the Road

Kids love the magic of Halloween: Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and trips to a neighborhood haunted house. But for moms and dads, often there is a fine line between Halloween fun and safety concerns, especially when it comes to road and pedestrian safety....

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Healthy Vision for Life with Dr. DiStefano

by Dr. Elizabeth DiStefano You’ve probably heard the saying “the eyes are the window to the soul,” but what about the saying “your eyes are the window to your overall health?” During a comprehensive eye exam your eye doctor can evaluate the health of blood vessels in...

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