• ovarian cancer awareness month

    ovarian cancer awareness month

    According to CDC Each year, about 20,000 women in the United States get ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system (Gynecologic cancer), but it accounts for only about 3% of all cancers in women. There are five main types of cancer that starts in a woman’sRead more
  • Contact Lens Health Week

    Contact Lens Health Week

    The CDC has designated August 20-24, 2018 as the fifth annual Contact Lens Health Week. This year’s campaign theme is “Healthy habits mean healthy eyes” with a focus on encouraging all contact lens wearers to practice healthy habits now, for healthy eyes later. Increased awareness about the importance of proper contact lens hygiene can encourageRead more
  • Skin Cancer: Symptoms, Signs, Types, and Preventions

    Skin Cancer: Symptoms, Signs, Types, and Preventions

    What is Skin Cancer? Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and includes three different types. The two most common types of skin cancer—basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas—are highly curable, but can be disfiguring and costly to treat. Melanoma, the third most common skin cancer, is more dangerous and causes theRead more