Can Stress Break Your Heart? A Look at Takotsubo Syndrome

Stress is part of life. No matter how skillfully we defuse it or how hard we try to avoid it, stress comes. And when our hearts have had too much, takotsubo can kick in.

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What to Know about Young Women and Breast Cancer

Vanessa Chavez didn’t expect the lump she felt in her breast to be cancer. At just 31-years-old she was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer – stage 0. After her diagnosis she found herself hurled into a world of tests, doctor’s appointments, anxiety and decisions.

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Oncology Rehab Helps Patients Restore Normal Life

Today there are more than 14 million cancer survivors in the United States. While the rate continues to climb with early detection and improved treatment, many cancer survivors have to deal with the adverse effects from the disease or treatment.

Community Medical Centers oncology rehab services help patients build strength, regain independence and restore a normal active life.

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