We’ve been talking a lot about getting healthy. After you’ve put in the time to exercise and eat right, you also need to do the things that keep you staying healthy. One aspect to maintaining your overall health, is getting an annual physical and age-appropriate screenings.
One of the most important screenings for women over 40 is a mammography. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which educates women about the importance of early detection. In recognition of the fact that mammography is the best available method of detecting breast changes that may be cancer, long before physical symptoms can be seen or felt. More and more women are getting mammograms and as a result, breast cancer deaths are on the decline.
If you have a health plan, utilize the wellness benefits this month or remind the women in your life to and make getting a mammography important.
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