Wellness Connection

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Taking the Scare Out of an Abnormal Mammogram

Knowing what to expect and learning the odds of a diagnosis makes the emotional stress of getting a mammogram easier to manage. READ MORE

The 4Cs Offer Financial Support to Cancer Patients

The region's most powerful grassroots fundraising group is solely focused on easing the financial burden of cancer treatment. READ MORE

Trick or Treat: Junk Food in Disguise

Many Americans have fallen for a food industry trick: making the junk food look healthy. This column shares the most common disguises and how to spot them. READ MORE

An Alternative to Prescription Opioids

While prescription opioids can be useful, they can also be dangerously addictive. The latest recommendations indicate that some patients can use physical therapy instead. READ MORE

Prepare Your Toddler for School Success

The routines and boundaries parents establish for their children make a lasting impact on their social-emotional wellbeing and on their ability to perform well in school and in life. READ MORE