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July 2018

Women’s Health: Did You Know?

36.4% of women over the age of 20 are considered obese.32.8% of women over the age of 20 have hypertension (high blood pressure).1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke.Only 45.2% of women meet the federal guidelines for aerobic activity.2 times as many women suffer from depression than men.14% of women still smoke even though lung cancer is a common form of cancer in…

Maximize Your Year-end Health Insurance Benefits

Take Care of Your Medical Needs Before Your Deductible ResetsHave you met the deductible on your health insurance plan?By this time of year, most people have. And that makes October, November & December the best time to take care of those medical needs you’ve been putting off—whether it’s a minor surgery or a colonoscopy.By acting now, your out-of-pocket expenses will be minimal or…

All the Ways We Care: 10 Questions Every Woman Needs to Ask

At Main Street Hospital, we’re dedicated to providing complete, personal healthcare for women of all ages. We also believe that knowledge is power. The better informed women are about their health, the more likely they are to make smart and informed decisions. So here are 10 questions every woman should ask herself in order to enjoy a brighter and healthier future.Question 1: Do i have a…

Beating Breast Cancer Close to Home

At Main Street Hospital, we provide a comprehensive range of services for the detection and treatment of breast cancer.DetectionMammography A traditional mammography exam is low-dose X-ray used to detect breast cancer at an early stage. Images are taken from two different angles. A breast ultrasound and a breast MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) can also be used to help tell the difference between…

Breast Cancer: Are You At Risk?

About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime.In fact, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among American women except for skin  cancer. Growing older, having a family history of breast cancer, and having dense breast tissue all increase a woman’s risk.The 5-year survival rate for breast cancer diagnosed at an early stage when the cancer…

A Message From Our CEO: Making You Your 1st Priority

Caring for others comes naturally to most women. But you can’t take care of the ones you love if you don’t take care of yourself and stay healthy. And that means more than eating less junk food or getting more exercise. It means doing all the right things that help ensure a longer, healthier life. For example, if you don’t have a primary care physician, it’s a good idea to have one. Go to…

Interview with Dorothy Hamill: America’s Sweetheart Is Now a Champion for Women

Olympic Gold Medalist Dorothy Hamill shares her wisdom and advice as a breast cancer survivorDorothy Hamill was only 19 years old when she captured America’s heart by winning the gold medal for women’s figure skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. A long and successful career as a professional ice skater soon followed, with Dorothy starring in high-profile shows such as…

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