October brings awareness to women’s health


WEEKEND. OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH AND TODAY HOLYOKE MEDICAL CENTER MADE SURE WOMEN STAY ON TOP OF THEIR HEALTH. 22NEWS REPORTER ASHLEY AFONSO SPOKE TO HEALTH PROFESSIONALS ABOUT WHAT WOMEN SHOULD BE KEEPING AN EYE ON. OCTOBER MARKS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH AND WHILE MAKING WOMEN AWARE OF THE DISEASE THE PRIMARY FOCUS OF THE MONTH… THERES A LOT TO BE LEARNED ABOUT WOMEN’S HEALTH THIS MONTH. WEDNESDAY AT HOLYOKE MEDICAL CENTER DOCTORS, NURSES AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS GATHERED TO TO PASS ALONG HEALTH AND WELLNESS TIPS TO THE COMMUNITY. FOR THOSE WHO ARE DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER… IF THEY DON’T TAKE THE RIGHT PRECAUTIONS IT CAN LEAD TO FURTHER HEALTH PROBLEMS. “A LOT OF WOMEN SUFFER WITH ANXIETY OR DEPRESSION FROM RECEIVING THE DIAGNOSIS AND GOING THROUGH TREATMENT. SO GETTING SUPPORT FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH AND YOUR WELLNESS IS INCORPORATED INTO BEING HEALTHY AND TRYING TO TAKE CARE OF WHAT YOU NEED TO WHEN YOU ARE DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER.” WHILE THE PRIMARY FOCUS OF OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS, THEY ALSO WANT TO MAKE WOMEN OF OTHER HEALTH CONCERNS THAT CAN HAVE MAJOR IMPLICATIONS…. I’LL TELL YOU ABOUT THOSE ON 22NEWS AT 5 TONIGHT. TO BRING AWARENESS TO WOMEN’S AND MEN HEALTH THE CDC MARKS EACH MONTH WITH A HEALTH OBSERVANCE. OCTOBER IS ALSO NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS

One Reply to “October brings awareness to women’s health”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *