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Ashford Woman Celebrates 101 Years of Life

Updated: 03/09/2014 - Living to see one-hundred and one years is quite the accomplishment. An Ashford woman is celebrating that milestone today with over four generations of family and friends.

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Six Ways to Lower Your Risk for Colon Cancer

Posted: 03/03/2014 - March is Colon Cancer Awareness month, a perfect time to take steps to help lower your risk of developing colon cancer. About 1 in 20 people in the US will develop colon cancer at some point during their lifetime.

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Living Waters Counseling: A Place to Cope

Updated: 02/09/2014 - Its counseling that encourages you to express yourself and it’s free. A faith based center in headland is using a vision from God to touch the lives of those in need.

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Grandview Elementary Jumps Ropes for Hearts

Posted: 02/07/2014 - The go red for women movement raises awareness of heart disease in women and Grandview Elementary School is participating by jumping ropes for hearts.

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Buddy Check 4- February

Posted: 02/05/2014 - February is National Cancer Prevention Month. We're talking to a nutritionist about how we can decrease our cancer risks through healthy eating.

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Posted: 11/11/2013 - November is National Lung Cancer Awareness month. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, among both men and women

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Breast Cancer Fact Sheet

Posted: 10/08/2013 - Most women who are 50 to 74 years old should have a mammogram screening every two years. If you are 40 to 49 years old, or think you may have a higher risk of breast cancer, ask your doctor when to have a screening mammogram.

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Mammograms and Other Breast Imaging Procedures

Posted: 10/04/2013 - Screening mammogram are x-ray exams of the breasts that are used for women who have no breast symptoms. The goal of a screening mammogram is to find breast cancer when it’s too small to be felt by a woman or her doctor. Finding small breast cancers early (before they have grown and spread) with a screening mammogram greatly improves a woman’s chance for successful treatment.

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Women Facing a Breast Biopsy

Posted: 10/04/2013 - If you find changes or something unusual in one of your breasts, it’s important to see a doctor or nurse as soon as possible. But keep in mind that most breast changes are not cancer.

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SAMC Pink Party

Posted: 09/17/2013 - Join the Southeast Alabama Medical Center for its 2013 Pink Party. It's Tuesday, October 1st from 3- 7pm.

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September Buddy Check 4 Pt. 2

Posted: 09/05/2013 - IN THIS MONTH'S INSTALLMENT OF BUDDY CHECK 4, WE ARE DISCUSSING WOMEN'S HEALTH. DR. STEPHANIE GIBSON, OB/GYN FROM WOMEN'S MEDICAL CENTER AND LADONNA DANFORD FROM SAMC ARE HERE TO TELL US ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUR YEARLY ROUTINE HEALTH APPOINTMENTS.

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