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What–-are you kidding? OK, before you click your cursor on the back button in disgust, hear me out. I’m not some Little Miss Sunshine drawing smiley faces everywhere I go. Nope, I’m probably a lot like you: a normal American woman, overworked, juggling too many responsibilities, feeling guilty because I don’t wear a cape with a big red “S” on it. And yet… there ARE some good things that come with breast cancer. Here are my top 10, counting down just like David Letterman: 10. You have the chance of getting a tummy tuck, FREE. That’s right: if you have a tram flap reconstruction after mastectomy, the surgeon automatically throws in a tummy tuck. Anyone out there who doesn’t want a flat belly? Raise your hand. OK, I see both of you… 9. You make new friends. So OK, maybe these women won’t be lifelong friends. Maybe she’s a five-week radiation waiting room pal. Or someone you chat with during chemo. But maybe this awful shared experience has forged a bond that’s gone beyond cancer to somet...
Health experts are again mounting an aggressive campaign to vaccinate adults and children in preparation for the oncoming flu season. Investigators used last year’s analytical data to formulate the best flu vaccine combination for distribution this year.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, over the last 30 years flu related deaths in America have ranged from 3,000 to 50,000. Last year the CDC received reports of 161 childhood deaths from the flu. It’s assumed that many deaths go unreported. Disturbingly, only about half the U.S. population gets vaccinated annually. Health statistics reveal that flu vaccination will reduce severe and potentially fatal flu syndromes by about 60 percent. So why don’t more people get flu vaccination?
Here are five common reasons people refuse flu vaccination :
“I’m afraid of getting the flu from the vaccine”
“I don’t want my child to get autism from the preservativ...
Definition Supernumerary nipples is the presence of extra nipples. Alternative Names Polymastia; Polythelia; Accessory nipples Considerations Supernumerary nipples are fairly common. They are generally unrelated to other conditions or syndromes. The extra nipples usually occur in a line below the normal nipples. They are usually not recognized as extra nipples because they tend to be small and not well formed. Common Causes Variation of normal development Some rare genetic syndromes may be associated with supernumerary nipples
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