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OCTOBER 2010
Four Myths-Plus the Facts-About Breast Cancer
Fact is, about one in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. But breast cancer myths also abound. Get to the bottom of false information with these breast cancer facts.
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Should You Call in Sick to the Gym?
You’re feeling lousy, but you don’t want to get off track on your workout. Find out when to get moving and when it’s best to give your body a rest.
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Low-Calorie Diet Could Slow Aging Process
Trying to lose those extra pounds but troubled by willpower? This news may boost your resolve. New research suggests an added benefit to cutting calories.
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Women Can Learn More About Breast Cancer Risk Through Dad
Family history of breast cancer—on both your mother’s and your father’s side—is an important risk factor for the disease. Yet women often are not aware of breast cancer on their father’s side of the family. New findings point to the danger: This could leave both you and your doctor with an unclear picture of your risk and how to manage it.
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Allergists Offer Feeding Tips for Parents
According to the latest recommendations, parents can help prevent food allergies in their children by following some specific diet guidelines.
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Making the Right Match: How to Choose a Family Doctor
Choosing a family doctor is an important decision because he or she is the one doctor you’ll probably see the most. Find the physician who is right for you by first making a list of what’s important to you in a doctor. Starting with basic criteria in mind can help guide your search.
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Recipe of the Month

Recipe ImageYou want to eat healthier, but you love those good ole recipes passed down from generation to generation. From appetizers to desserts to good nutritional tips, each month a yummy recipe will be featured as our 'Recipe of the Month'. Each recipe has been modified for healthier eating and living.
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Happenings
Roper St. Francis Cancer Center Opening
Join us for the grand opening of the Roper St. Francis Cancer Center on Friday, November 12, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Enjoy tours, a healthfair and refreshments. For more information, call 402-CARE.

 
2nd Annual AIDS/Ryan White Walk
The Roper St. Francis Healthcare Ryan White Program will host its annual AIDS Walk Saturday, November 13 at Hampton Park in downtown Charleston. All funds raised go to the Ryan White Program. The 2 mile walk will begin at 9 am. Following the walk, there will be activities from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Learn more:
http://www.rsfh.com/aidswalk.
 

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