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Ladies: Don’t Slack On Your Preventative Health Care, Says USciences Prof

Joan Ward, MS, PA-C, chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at USciences
Source: University of the Sciences

As young women across the United States adapt to their busy college lifestyles, physician assistant studies professor Joan Ward, MS, PA-C, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, urges them to stay on top of their preventative health screenings. “Many students assume their young age makes them invincible to diseases and conditions, like cancer,” said [...]

A Throwback To House Calls: Doctors From University Of Utah Health Care Making The Rounds To New Moms At Home

New mom Tiana Van Dyke (left) talks with pediatrician Amy Williams, MD, during a check-up carried out at Van Dyke's home. University of Utah Health Care recently launched home visits for newborns. Source: Melinda Rogers/University of Utah Health Care

Lindsy Chatterton and her husband David were thrilled to welcome a third baby to their South Jordan family seven months ago. As the couple adjusted to the world of 2 am feedings and constant diaper changes, there was one aspect of life with a newborn that Lindsy dreaded: Bundling up her daughter —born a month [...]

Young Ovarian Cancer Patient Receives Help At UT Southwestern

21-year-old ovarian cancer survivor Katie Ballard at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Source: UT Southwestern

When Katie Ballard went to the emergency room at UT Southwestern Medical Center due to pain and swelling in her abdomen,ovarian cancer was the furthest thing from her mind. The 20-year-old SMU journalism major was just in the second week of her junior year when she noticed she had trouble urinating and was gaining weight. [...]

Tips For Breast Cancer Survivors On How To Cope With Changes

Tips are courtesy of. Dr. Camille Wortman, Stony Brook University's ​(SBU)​ grief expert. Source SBU

For upcoming Breast Cancer Awareness coverage, following are tips for breast cancer survivors on how to grieve losses they might have sustained before, during, and after treatment. These tips are courtesy of. Dr. Camille Wortman, Stony Brook University’s ​(SBU)​ grief expert and they are as follows: 1. Maintain close connections with friends and family members. [...]

Ladies: Don’t Slack On Your Preventative Health Care, Says USciences Prof

Joan Ward, MS, PA-C, chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at USciences
Source: University of the Sciences

As young women across the United States adapt to their busy college lifestyles, physician assistant studies professor Joan Ward, MS, PA-C, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, urges them to stay on top of their preventative health screenings. “Many students assume their young age makes them invincible to diseases and conditions, like cancer,” said [...]