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In my daily breast imaging practice, I hear this all the time – ”My breasts are so heavy and dense…” The unspoken question often is: “Am I at a higher risk of cancer?” The answer is: “not necessarily.” How your breasts feel to you has nothing to do with “density.” So relax and let’s talk…

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Colorectal Cancer incidence increases in Under 50s Age Group  A review of more than one million cases of colorectal cancer by researchers at Mount Sinai West Hospital in New York City revealed a 11.4% increase in the last decade. These cancers found in the under 50s age group often were advanced stage cancers.  Colorectal cancer…

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As the days get longer and schools let out, the summer travel season is heating up.  If you are traveling internationally, be sure to get all the appropriate shots to protect yourself from preventable infections.  As a first step, everyone should be up to date on the routine vaccines.  The following should be up to…

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Everything in life has a beginning and an end, including high school.  After thirteen years at Sidwell Friends School, a Quaker school in Washington, DC, our son joined his 126 classmates yesterday morning to bid farewell to their school.  It has been a wonderful journey for our son to learn from his wise teachers about…

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