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Rosie O’Donnell heart attack raises women and heart disease awareness

Rosie O’Donnell heart attack raises women and heart disease awareness

Talk show host and actress Rosie O’Donnell helped raise awareness of women’s heart disease risk yesterday by posting on her blog news of her recent heart attack:
“maybe this is a heart attack … i googled womens heart attack symptoms … i had many of them … but really? – i thought – naaaa”
It turned out she had a

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Not Too Late To Sign Up For This Weekend's UNDY 5000.

It’s not too late to sign up for the annual UNDY 5000 this weekend in Forest Park. It’s a 5K that raises dollars and awareness for colon cancer, one of the leading cancer killers that is also thought to be the most preventable.
To get out that message, we had a couple of interviews this morning

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month Brings Annual UNDY 5000 to St. Louis

Colon Cancer Awareness Month Brings Annual UNDY 5000 to St. Louis

Colon cancer is considered by many physicians to be a preventable cancer. Unfortunately, it’s the fourth most common cancer in the United States.
The reason many experts point to is lack of awareness that screening colonoscopy saves lives.
“The good news about colon cancer is that if caught early, it can be completely cured,” says

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31 Days of Health Tips #7 & #8 – Power Down & Limber Up

There is a lot of push and pull associated with life – it’s like a daily tug of war. The push can come from outside sources, such as deadlines at work, or people, like family obligations. These are things that we can’t really control, but we can always control how we react to them and

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a cancer that’s often misdiagnosed, and 75% of the time is discovered in the late stages of the disease.
Some of the symptoms include, but aren’t limited to:
-bloating
-indigestion
-pelvic pain
-frequent urination
-feeling full quickly
-difficulty eating (nausea)
-pain during intercourse
-fatigue
-back pain
-constipation
-menstrual

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Women and Heart Disease Awareness Should be Higher

Statistics say only 13 percent of women consider heart disease to be their greatest personal health risk. That number is far from accurate and doctors are working overtime to tell women heart disease is their number one killer.

As a public relations person, I try to get this message out. Still, it seems the

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