October prompts awareness for two major health conditions that are responsible for a large percentage of deaths in the U.S: breast cancer and stroke. It’s so important that information on prevention and treatment is disseminated to medical professionals across the globe so that they can help prevent these deadly diseases and conditions in their patients. Below we share two articles that offer helpful prevention and management tips for practice with your own patients.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re sharing an important article on nutrition for breast cancer patients. Feeding your body nutritious foods is imperative to staying healthy, especially during or after treatment for breast cancer. This article from Breastcancer.org discusses nutrition during and after breast cancer treatments, as well as the impact of food on breast cancer risk.
World Stroke Day: We Can Prevent Stroke
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
In honor of World Stroke Day on October 29, we’re sharing this article from the CDC that includes tips for preventing stroke and risk factors that increase the likelihood of stroke. The article also discusses what the CDC is doing to prevent and manage stroke, including information on partners that are helping the cause.