Women are the Heroes
Breast cancer is an equal opportunity killer. It doesn’t discriminate. Class lines are not important to breast cancer. It has no color distinction; it observes no geographic barriers, no age limits, no income brackets. Breast cancer doesn’t even observe gender differences. Although women are more than 100 times more likely than men to be diagnosed with breast cancer, more than 2,000 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with the disease by the end of this year. An estimated U.S. 440 men will die from breast cancer by the end of 2015. According to the American Cancer Society, more than…Be the first to comment!
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OurHealth’s four-part series, entitled: “How To in Healthcare”, is a step-by-step guide to help prepare students in their journey toward a career in medicine. Read more..
Emily Sills was 29 years old, and she wanted to have a baby. She had tried for more than a year and was frustrated and concerned. Her physician, Corinne Tuckey-Larus, MD, an Ob-Gyn with Virginia Physicians for Women in Richmond, put Sills and her husband through several tests. All the results were negative. So what was wrong? Read more..
Local Health Updates
- Bon Secours Memorial Regional Renovates Labor & Delivery Area and Expands Birthing Offerings
- Accountable Care Collaboration to Enhance How the Health System Cares For Patients
- Healthgrades Recognizes Two Bon Secours Hospitals with Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence
- Bon Secours Offers ExactechGPS for Total Knee and Hip Replacements
- New Emergency Care Center Opens in Chesterfield
- Baylor Rice, RPh, FIACP Elected IACP Board of Directors President-Elect