Health Rewind: Big Push for African-Americans in the South to Get Health Care

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More Breast Cancer Survivors Opting for Reconstruction Surgery

For many women with breast cancer, removal of a breast or both breasts (mastectomies) is common. Yet, a new report has found that more survivors (48 percent) are opting to get reconstructive surgery than ever before — up 67 percent since 2007. Washington, D.C., has the highest rate with 80 percent compared to 18 percent for North Dakota, USA Today reported

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