Why Cervical Health Awareness Month Is Important

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and here at Associates in Women’s Health of the Mahoning Valley in Youngstown, Ohio, we are encouraging women to be more attentive to their cervical health. More than 14,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer each year, but the disease is preventable with vaccination…
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Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.[1] Although there is no sure way to prevent breast cancer, there are lifestyle changes that you can make to attempt to reduce your risks. Limiting Your Alcohol Intake Drinking less alcohol beverages can have a positive impact on decreasing your breast…
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Common Breast Cancer Symptoms – Spreading Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so we are sharing common breast cancer symptoms to be on the lookout for. Different people have different breast cancer symptoms. Some people do not have any signs or symptoms at all. Some warning signs of breast cancer are: New lump in the breast or underarm (armpit). Thickening or…
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Foods to Limit While Breastfeeding

Your nutrition should be a priority from the time you become pregnant, throughout your pregnancy, and breastfeeding. Dr. Hill can review information about proper pregnancy nutrition for during pregnancy and after at your prenatal care appointments. The food that you eat has a direct impact on your breast milk and affects your baby’s overall well-being.…
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