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Why Mothers Need to Put Themselves First
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Why Mothers Need to Put Themselves First

Self-care saves lives. Entire months are set aside for diseases, social issues, and everything else under the sun – including mustaches and bird feeding. Yet only one day of the entire year is dedicated to mothers. And it’s already over. The mother who ‘lives for her family’ is lauded as a paradigm of perfection, while...

Bergen Imaging Center’s Mini-Guide To Mammography: What to Know Before Your First Mammogram
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Bergen Imaging Center’s Mini-Guide To Mammography: What to Know Before Your First Mammogram

If you’ve never had a mammogram you might not know that mammography and deodorant don’t mix. Bergen’s mini-guide to mammography will tell you what else you need to know before you go! Mammography and deodorant don’t mix. Most deodorants and antiperspirants contain aluminum which shows up on mammograms as little white spots. Unfortunately, these spots...

Mammography News: The Case for Annual Screening Mammograms Starting at 40
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Mammography News: The Case for Annual Screening Mammograms Starting at 40

While the recommendations for screening mammography vary among organizations, a plethora of research supports annual breast cancer screening starting at 40 years old. Currently, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) recommend annual screening beginning at 40 years old. The American Cancer Society and the US Preventative Services Task...