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Family Medicine Vaping is No Longer Just a Teenage Trend — It's a Health Crisis There's nothing cool about the health effects of e-cigarettes. The nicotine, toxic chemicals and cancer-causing ingredients are downright dangerous. Family Medicine Why You Need to Know Your Family Medical History and How to Collect It Thousands of diseases and disorders have a genetic component. Understanding your family's health history can save your life or a loved one. Plastic Surgery Your Alternatives to Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer You don't have many options with breast cancer. But you can choose how to live in your body after surgery. Gastroenterology The Pros and Cons of Your Colorectal Cancer Screening Options When you weigh all the costs and considerations, you can't go wrong with any of these effective screenings for colon cancer. Pediatrics The Not-So-Sweet Ways Added Sugar Can Harm your Body Sugar supplies a steady source of energy for your body. Too much of a good thing can have negative health effects. Medical Imaging New Technology Emerges in the Fight Against Breast Cancer The Iowa Clinic is the first in the Des Moines area to offer abbreviated breast MRIs for detecting breast cancer. Dermatology Moles, Freckles and Spots: How Can You Tell If It's Skin Cancer? The most common form of cancer is the one you can actually see. Learn your ABCDEs to catch your spots before they progress to skin cancer. Medical Imaging Thermography or Mammography: What's Best for Your Breast Health? Alternatives have arisen that provide conflicting information on the best methods of breast cancer screening. But experts agree that there's one clear winner in the early detection of breast cancer. Plastic Surgery Life After Breast Cancer: What are Your Reconstruction Options? Moving on after breast cancer surgery means making one last decision about your breasts. Gastroenterology 6 Answers to Calm Your Nerves About Getting a Colonoscopy The most common screening for colon cancer is still the gold standard for catching the disease early and preventing it altogether. Medical Imaging Patient Navigators are Your Guides in Breast Health From your annual mammogram to diagnosis and beyond, you have an advocate in your breast care journey. Patient Stories Prostate Cancer Survivor Continues to Educate and Advocate As men, learn what you can do to prevent the second-most common cause of cancer deaths.
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