Health: Breast Cancer Awareness

It’s hard to miss all of the pink ribbons and Susan G. Komen walks in October as people observe Breast Cancer Awareness all month long. Those displays of support are important to bring awareness to such a devastating disease, but are you taking care to protect yourself as you support others this month?

The National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc. says early detection and being aware of changes in your body are important when it comes to protecting yourself from breast cancer. Early detection involves being aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, performing self-exams once a month, practicing healthy habits and getting mammograms when appropriate.

Take care of yourself by learning more about breast cancer this month here.