• Health Tip: Performing a Breast Self-Exam

    Check for lumps, hard knots or thickened areas
    (HealthDay News) -- Checking your breasts regularly can help you detect any changes early.
    The Susan G. Komen Foundation explains what to look for during a breast self-exam:
    Any thickening, hard knots or lumps in the breasts or underarm.A darkening of the skin, or redness, swelling or warmth.Any changes in the size or shape of the breast, including puckering or dimpling.Any rash or sores that are itchy or scaly.A depressed area of the nipple, or in any other part of the breast.Sudden discharge from the nipple.Sudden pain that doesn't subside.
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    Fight heart disease and prevent heart attacks. HeartSHAPE® is a painless, non-invasive test that checks pictures of your heart for early-stage coronary disease.

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    This tool considers your height and weight to assess your weight status.

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