The Mexico Ledger - Mexico, MO
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Intensely studied for more than a decade, the BRCA1 and 2 genes are known to be huge risk factors for developing breast cancer. But what have you heard about the newer and less well-known PALB2 gene? Is it something you should be asking your doctor about?

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Yoga’s rejuvenating and therapeutic effects make it a popular exercise regime for millions of people. For breast cancer patients and survivors, yoga not only helps control physical functions like breathing, heart rate and blood...

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When you hear the words, "You’ve got breast cancer," you’ll most likely be overwhelmed with emotions. Asking the right questions will give you valuable information to get the best care.

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Having trouble sleeping through the night makes it hard to function during the day and is a public health epidemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Breast cancer patients are part of the estimated 50 million...

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Cara Scharf’s journey with breast cancer began when she was young. She was diagnosed with stage 1c breast cancer with a 2 cm tumor when she was just 25 years old — but really it began even earlier than that.

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Is your doctor keeping a secret from you?

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The Mexico City Council met Monday night to hold a public hearing on a bill raising the sanitary sewer use rate charge by two percent, and to vote on this and three other bills.All five city council members were present at the...

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Lifestyle choices absolutely make an impact in breast cancer. In addition to regular health exams with a doctor, there are plenty of things a woman can do to control her breast health.

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Obituary published Sept. 30, 2015 in The Mexico Ledger.

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Death Notice published Sept. 30, 2015 in The Mexico Ledger

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Viola Davis illustrated the dangers of texting while walking on Tuesday's

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