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gooD to KNow tHE bREast Exam sELFIE despite occasional controversy, most experts agree that self exams are still crucial for early detection of breast cancer. in fact, 40 percent of diagnosed breast cancers are detected by women who feel a lump, according to johns hopkins medical center. the newest recommendations from the american cancer society suggest lying down with one arm over your head and moving three fingers around the entire breast including the nipple and armpit area. then stand in front of a mirror to look for any swelling, dimpling or contour changes. gaLLbLaDDER REmoVaL RobotIcaLLy as much as We try to eat healthy foods, sometimes cheese curds and a bratwurst are too delightful to pass up. If succumbing to fatty foods like these leaves a crampy feeling in the upper right part of your belly, that could be your gallbladder complaining. If the painful attacks happen often, it could be time to say sayonara to your gallbladder. Luckily, today's use of robotics in gallbladder removal surgery makes the procedure much less agonizing. "Historically, having your gallbladder removed meant multiple days in the hospital, several weeks recovering, and wound-related complications," explains Dr. Jake Greenberg of the UW Health Digestive Center. "Single site robotic surgery allows the entire procedure to be done through one incision at the belly button," he says. Not only does the robotic procedure reduce recovery time to a few days and decrease wound complications, it doesn't even leave a scar! –Emily Leas Life Changing Weight Loss ~ lose the weight, gain your life ~ Lose 3-7 pounds per week Eat real food No exercise required Physician-supervised weight management with support from your personal health coach BEFORE AFTER 608-630-8839 Call for more information and to schedule your complimentary consultation Like us on Facebook Life Changing Weight Loss : 6320 Monona Dr Ste 301 : Monona WI 53716 : september 2013 | 31

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