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Women’s Health Month Series: Insight From an OB-GYN

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 5/19/22 9:35 AM

In recognition of Women’s Health Month during the month of May, we’re spotlighting important women’s health insights from physicians across different specialties. Lisbeth Chang, MD, an OB-GYN with Dignity Health Medical Group — Northridge, shares important insight on preventative screenings and OB-GYN care.

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National Thyroid Awareness Month

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 1/28/22 9:47 AM

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month, and according to the American Thyroid Association, more than 20 million Americans have a form of thyroid disease. As we continue to explore goals for health and wellness in the new year, this post will highlight the importance of thyroid health and management, as well as debunk common myths about thyroid-related diseases.

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Important Reminders During Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 1/24/22 8:17 AM

January marks the start of a new year, a time often synonymous with prioritizing health and wellness. For women, this means scheduling an annual visit and routine screening at the gynecologist to support reproductive health.

January is also Cervical Health Awareness Month. Every year, more than 12,000 Americans are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Cervical cancer was once considered the leading cause of death among women in the United States, but today is considered highly preventable and treatable due to vaccination and early detection from routine testing.
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Lung Cancer Awareness Month | Decreasing Your Risk

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 11/29/21 9:00 AM

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States for both men and women.

This month, we talked to Seth Robinson, MD, a pulmonologist with Woodland Clinic, about ways to decrease your risk of lung cancer.

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Important Reminders During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 10/19/21 11:47 AM

Every October, communities around the country rally behind fundraising events and education campaigns to generate awareness around breast cancer. Early stages of breast cancer often have no symptoms, so with over 281,550 cases predicted for 2021, recommended regular screenings have the potential to save thousands of lives.

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