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Posted: May 11, 2018

Breast Cancer: The Genetic Risk

By SMH Certified Genetic Counselor Nicole Wood

Cancer—especially breast cancer—often seems to run in families. This could be because the relatives share certain lifestyle habits or have the same environmental exposures. Occasionally, though, the cancer can be inherited—a mutation in the genetic code that is passed down from generation to generation.

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Posted: Nov 9, 2017

Still Smoking? It’s Time To Quit. Here’s How.

By SMH Lung Cancer Screening Coordinator Amie Miller

If you’re a smoker, the good news is that it’s never too late to quit! We know tobacco use is one of the hardest habits to break, so here are some tips to help you quit and stay quit.

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Posted: Aug 16, 2017

DIY Meditation: A Self-care Shortcut for Busy People

By Health Coach Robin Nakonetschny

Life often seems to move at a frenetic pace, making it essential to take time to slow down for self care, even if it’s only for brief moments here and there.

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