Breast Pain & Lumps: What You Need to Know

Your monthly breast self-exam reveals a lump and some breast pain. What do you do? The answer - try to remain calm and remember...

4 Natural Remedies for Menopause

If you, or someone you love, is experiencing the onset of menopause, you know it can be an uncomfortable transition.  As you consider options...

Better breast health

Breasts play a significant role in women's lives: They spend much of their time stuffed in various bras, examined monthly (hopefully) for any suspicious...

3D Mammography

Molly Hester, MD, Baptist Health Lexington – A mammogram is a low dose X-ray of the breast, and the American Cancer Society recommends that...

BRCA1 & BRCA2 Genes

Up to 10 percent of breast cancers are thought to be hereditary, caused by abnormal genes passed to you from either parent. The most...

Balancing Hormones

Hormones are the body's chemical communicators, relaying information needed for important processes, such as growth, metabolism and fertility. But when glands make too much...

Detection of Breast Cancer

Lawrence Mason, MD, Radiology/Breast Imaging: A mammogram is an X- ray of the breast where the energy beam is narrowed into a specialized range that...

Baby Blues or PPD (Postpartum Depression)?

Approximately 70 to 80 percent of all new mothers experience some negative feelings or mood swings (known as the “baby blues”) after the birth of...

7 Health Screenings for Women

No one looks forward to health screenings, but the fact remains that these tests could save your life. For instance, Kentucky has the highest...

Hair loss isn’t just a problem for men

If you recall your mother crying that your antics were causing her to pull her hair out, she may have not been far from...

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Your Mammogram Questions, Answered

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Mammograms: Know When to Go

Major medical organizations debate the exact age, but Angela Moore, MD, doesn’t share the confusion. The medical director of Baptist Health Breast Imaging in Lexington...