Topics of Interest

How Dangerous is Smoking Really?

By Jennifer O. Chan, MD

If there was one thing that you could do to immediately and significantly improve your health, it would be quitting smoking.

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Who Should Consider Lung Cancer Screening?

By Jason Chu, MD

Like all cancers, early diagnosis gives you the best possible chance of treating and surviving lung cancer – and that starts with knowing your risks ...

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How to Protect Your Lungs from Wildfires

By Sherry Harrington, RCP

Wildfire smoke is a harmful mixture of carbon dioxide, water vapor, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, particulates, hydrocarbons and other organic chemicals.

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Predicting Breast Cancer Risk

By A Bay Area Healthier Together Expert

The Gail Model Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool has since helped millions of women understand their unique breast cancer risk using biodata.

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Treating Breast Cancer in the Community

By Bogdan Eftimie, MD

While there’s no way to completely prevent breast cancer, it is possible to find the resources and support to find, treat and beat breast cancer ...

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How Nurse Navigators Improve Breast Cancer Care

By Laura Constantine, RN

When women are diagnosed with breast cancer, it’s easy to feel a loss of control over their bodies, circumstances, and life. Nurse Navigators help them ...

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How to Choose Where You Should Deliver Your Baby

By Carmen Williams, RN

Becoming pregnant brings excitement about the future, as well as many choices and new responsibilities. Among the list of things to be decided is where ...

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What Goes Into Birth Preparation?

By Renata Causic, RNC-MNN

A solid birth plan can help you regain some control and support you through this process.

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The Benefits of Breastfeeding

By Donita Rose, RN

Discovering the many benefits of breastfeeding for both mom and baby will help keep everyone involved happy and healthy throughout the process.

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