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Angela Cheek: The Non-Surgical Fibroid Fix Women Need to Know

Fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) tumors in the uterus that do not spread to other parts of the body. That’s the good news. The bad news is fibroids can cause a lot of misery.  Angela Cheek, 47, is the nurse manager for heart and vascular services at Catawba Valley Medical Center. In her late 30’s, fibroids were […]

What You Need To Know | Breast Screening: Women Should Start Them At Age 40

BY KJ HIRAMOTO HICKORY — Catawba Radiological Associates Radiologist Chandra Baker said the key is to detect the problem much sooner, rather than later. In fact, Catawba Radiology’s website encourages women to start breast screening at the age of 40. Baker, who has been with Catawba Radiology for almost eight years, said the purpose of the screening procedure is to detect the cancer before it becomes clinically […]

A New Migraine Headache Treatment You Should Know About

Sphenopalatine Ganglion (SPG) Block Procedure Offers a New Option for Migraine Headache Sufferers Migraine headaches are one of the most common, debilitating diseases in the Unites States, and the cost and side effects of prescription medications to address migraines can become overwhelming. But, a short, simple procedure targeting a group of nerve cells inside and […]

Local Doctors Remind Women of Importance of Early Mammograms

Dr. Edward Pearce and Dr. Adrian Holtzman felt it was important they provide as many women as possible with their advice.