n the previousthree to five years.Cancer of the cervix tends to occurduring midlife. Half of the women diagnosed with the disease are between35 and 55 years of age. It rarely affectswomen under age 20, and approximately 20 percent of diagnoses are made inwomen older than 65. For this reason, itis important for women to continue cervical cancer screening until at least theage of 70. Some women need to continue screening longer, so ask your healthcare provider what’s best for you.What causes cervical cancer?Human papillomavirus (HPV) isfound in about 99% of cervical cancers. There are over 100 different typesof HPV, most of which are consideredlow-risk and do not cause cervical cancer. High-risk HPV types may causecervical cell abnormalities or cancer.More than 70 percent of cervical cancercases can be attributed to two types ofthe virus, HPV-16 and HPV-18, oftenreferred to as high-risk HPV types.HPV is estimated to be the mostcommon sexually transmitted infection in the United States. In fact, by age50 approximately 80% of women havebeen infected with some type of HPV.The majority of women infected withthe HPV virus do NOT develop cervicalcancer. For most women the HPV infection does not last long; 90% of HPV infections resolve on their own within 2years. A small number of women do notFeel morecomfortableliving in themoment.Pelvic pain can hold you back.Our treatment options for uterinefibroid tumors can help.A long walk with a close friend. A night out dancing. Simplyhanging out with loved ones. Life is made up of momentswe don’t want to miss. If you’re dealing with pelvic pain orexcessive bleeding from uterine fibroid tumors, it can be difficultto live life to the fullest. Fortunately, the experts at PIH Healthcan help. Utilizing the latest technologies and techniques, ourcompassionate team is ready with a range of treatment optionsfrom medication treatments to minimally invasive procedures,so you can experience life uninterrupted by pelvic pain.To learn about treatment options for uterine fibroid tumors,call 562.967.2876 or visit PIHHealth.org/Womenclear the HPV virus and are consideredto have “persistent infection. A womanwith a persistent HPV infection is atgreater risk of developing cervical cellabnormalities and cancer than a womanwhose infection resolves on its own.Certain types of this virus are able totransform normal cervical cells into abnormal ones. In a small number of casesand usually over a long period of time(from several years to several decades),some of these abnormal cells may thendevelop into cervical cancer.Symptoms of Cervical CancerPrecancerous cervical cell changesand early cancers of the cervix generally do not cause symptoms. For this reason, regular screening through Pap andHPV tests can help catch precancerouscell changes early and prevent the de-velopment of cervical cancer.Possible symptoms of more advanced disease may include abnormalor irregular vaginal bleeding, pain during sex, or vaginal discharge. Notifyyour healthcare provider if you experience:Abnormal bleeding, such as Bleeding between regular menstrual periodsBleeding after sexual intercourse Bleeding after douching Bleeding after a pelvic exam Bleeding after menopause Pelvic pain not related to your menstrualcycle Heavy or unusual discharge thatmay be watery, thick, and possibly havea foul odor Increased urinary frequencyPain during urination These symptomscould also be signs of other health problems, not related to cervical cancer. Ifyou experience any of the symptomsabove, talk to a healthcare provider
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TO ADVERTISE CALL 562-407-3873Common Types ofGlaucoma andTheir SymptomsPrimary Open-Angle GlaucomaThis is the most common form of glaucoma, affecting about three million Americans. It happens when the eye’s drainagecanals become clogged over time.The inner eye pressure (also called intraocular pressure or IOP) rises becausethe correct amount of fluid can’t drain outof the eye.With open-angle glaucoma, the entrances to the drainage canals are clear andshould be working correctly. The cloggingproblem occurs further inside the drainagecanals, similar to a clogged pipe below thedrain in a sink.Most people have no symptoms andno early warning signs. If open-angleglaucoma is not diagnosed and treated,it can cause a gradual loss of vision. Thistype of glaucoma develops slowly andsometimes without noticeable sight lossfor many years.It usually responds well to medication,especially if caught early and treated.Angle Closure GlaucomaThis type of glaucoma is also knownas acute glaucoma or narrow angle glaucoma.It is much more rare and is very different from open-angle glaucoma in that theeye pressure usually rises very quickly.This happens when the drainage canalsget blocked or covered over, like a sinkwith something covering the drain.With angle-closure glaucoma, the irisis not as wide and open as it should be.The outer edge of the iris bunches up overHealthyLivingHM.comthe drainage canals, when the pupil enlarges too much or too quickly. This canhappen when entering a dark room.A simple test can be used to see if yourangle is normal and wide or abnormal andnarrow.Symptoms of angle-closure glaucomamay include headaches, eye pain, nausea,rainbows around lights at night, and veryblurred vision.Treatment of angle-closure glaucomausually involves either laser or conventional surgery to remove a small portionof the bunched-up outer edge of the iris.Surgery helps unblock the drainage canalsso that the extra fluid can drain.If you have angle-closure glaucoma inone eye, doctors may go ahead and treatthe other eye as a safety measure.In general, surgery for angle-closureglaucoma is successful and long lasting. Regular checkups are still importantthough, because a chronic form of glaucoma could still occur.Normal-tension glaucomaAlso called low-tension or normalpressure glaucoma, in normal-tensionglaucoma the optic nerve is damaged eventhough the pressure in the eye is not veryhigh.Doctors do not know why somepeople’s optic nerves are damaged eventhough they have almost normal pressurelevels.Those at higher risk for this form ofglaucoma are people with a family history of normal-tension glaucoma peopleof Japanese ancestry people with a historyof systemic heart disease such as irregularheart rhythm.Normal-tension glaucoma (NTG), alsoknown as low tension or normal pressureglaucoma, is a form of glaucoma in whichdamage occurs to the optic nerve withouteye pressure exceeding the normal range.In general, a "normal" pressure range isJANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016 5between 12-22 mm Hg.What Causes Normal-tensionGlaucoma?The causes of NTG are still unknown.For some reason, the optic nerve is susceptible to damage from even the normalamount of eye pressure. Researchers continue to examine why some optic nervesare damaged by these relatively low eyepressure levels.How Normal-tensionGlaucoma is DiagnosedNTG is diagnosed by observing theoptic nerve for signs of damage. This canbe done in one of two ways.In one procedure, an instrument calledan ophthalmoscope is held close to theeye. In a darkened room, the light from theophthalmoscope allows the doctor to lookthrough the pupil and examine the shapeand color of the optic nerve. A nerve thatis cupped or is not a healthy pink color isa cause for concern.A second procedure is the visual fieldtest. This test produces a map of the patient’s complete field of vision. Using thistest, the doctor can check for any areas ofsight loss that may be caused by damageto the optic nerve. This would appear asslight changes in the person’s vision occurring anywhere from near the centerto the edge of the field of vision. Thesechanges are not necessarily noticeable tothe patient.How Normal-tensionGlaucoma is TreatedSince so little is known about whynormal eye pressure damages some eyes,most doctors treat normal tension glaucoma by reducing the eye pressure as lowas possible using medications, laser treatments and conventional surgery.Getting betterstarts here40 Centerpointe Dr.With an urgent care center nearby, you can get treated formedical conditions ranging from the ﬂu and allergies tosprains and strains.La PalmaOn Orangethorpe at Valley View714.522.8020 concentra.com/lapalma40 Centerpointe Dr.Scan herefor locations.Urgent care. Walk in. Walk out. Feel better.La Palma, CA 90623WeekdaysSaturday7 am – 9 pm9 am – 5 pm
6 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016HealthyLivingHM.comTO ADVERTISE CALL 562-407-3873Photo courtesy of Getty ImagesFAMILY FEATURESIf getting a fresh start on a new year seems daunting, try tackling your get-healthy goals one step at a time. There isno easy path to transforming your lifestyle, but this is one time you should be able to see the results of your hard work.To avoid feeling overwhelmed, tackle your new lifestyle a little at a time. Gradually incorporate smarter eating habits, such as switching out high-calorie beverages with lower-calorie, nutrient-rich replacements. Then, as you ease intoa new exercise regimen, look for ways to get an extra boost with workout equipment that isn’t overly taxing on yourjoints and muscles, and get a leg up on the competition with proper footwear and workout supplements.Slow and steady wins this race, so set yourself up for success in the new year with these ideas to put you one stepcloser to the healthy lifestyle you envision.Photo courtesy of Getty ImagesSupplement Your GoalsWhen diet and exercise alone aren’t enough, supplements such as proteinand fish oil, can be effective in helping you achieve your New Year’s resolution. Whether you want to lose weight or gain muscle mass, there isa supplement out there to aid you in your pursuit of a toned body. Thesesupplements, which should be approved by your health care providerbefore use, are available at local retailers such as grocery stores, pharmacies and specialty health and wellness stores.All You Have to Do Is WalkA Delicious, Convenient Non-DairyAlternativeStep into a healthy New Year with the BowflexTreadClimber TC200. Combining the motions of atreadmill, stepper and elliptical, this premier walkingmachine is easy on the joints and burns up to 2.5 timesthe calories of a treadmill. Ideal for home use, theTC200 features an interactive LCD display that animates your progress. Bluetooth connectivity allowsusers to share data with the free TreadClimber app,which automatically syncs with MyFitnessPal, AppleHealth Kit, Google Fit, Under Armour Record andBowflex Connect.Leading a healthy lifestyle doesn’t mean sacrificingtaste for convenience. Shelf-Stable UnsweetenedVanilla Almond Breeze Almondmilk is smooth,creamy and made with California Blue Diamondalmonds. It’s ideal for smaller households becauseit’s easily stored in your pantry until you’re ready touse it. Available in a 4-cup container, it’s also perfectfor cooking. You can pour it over cereal, create refreshing smoothies or drink it as a standalone beverage.Learn more at almondbreeze.com.Tips for a Healthier LifestyleGetting in shape and leading a healthy lifestyle doesn’t happen overnight, it takes time, but these simple tips can helpput you on the right path:Be patient. Starting a new fitness regime can be a challenge. There will be ups and downs, but remainingcommitted is key.Exercise on a regular basis. Regular physical activity notonly helps you look and feel better, it can improve mood,increase quality of sleep and help you manage weight.Undergo an annual physical. To be sure your body isrunning smoothly, have your numbers, including bloodpressure, blood sugar, cholesterol and weight, checkedregularly.Drink lots of water. Experts recommend 64 ouncesof water a day to help replenish what you’ve lostthroughout the day.Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. Both fruitsand veggies are loaded with vitamins, minerals andantioxidants, which help protect against chronicdiseases.Go through your cabinets. Get rid of foods that arehigh in sodium, fat or sugar and look for low sodium,fat or sugar items instead.Photo courtesy of Getty ImagesThe Right Shoes Can Make All the DifferenceIf your workout routine involves running, walking, sports or other gymequipment, the right footwear is a must. Injury caused by wearing inappropriate shoes can derail your fitness or weight loss goals, but investingin a proper shoe can help prevent foot and ankle damage while alsoallowing for a more comfortable workout. No matter your pursuit, thereis a shoe that fits the need, including running shoes with built-in shockabsorbers, lightweight walking shoes, thick-soled high top basketballshoes or cross-training shoes, which can be utilized during a varietyof workouts.
TO ADVERTISE CALL 562-407-3873HealthyLivingHM.comJANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016 7HEALTHY COMMUNITY - BISHOP VANN BLESSES CORNELIA CONNELLY’S NEW IDEAS CENTERStaff ReportAnaheim, CA – Cornelia Connelly School is pleased to announce the openingof the new IDEAS Center on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The IDEAS Center,an acronym for Innovation, Design, Energy, Artistry, Synergy, was designed tobe an innovative space for active learning where students develop new skillsthrough the creative use of technology. Every space was designed with thethought of peer-to-peer learning and collaboration. The aesthetics and furniturecombine to create a learning atmosphere that is engaging for both student andteacher.Connelly’s graphic design teacher, Gustavo Madrigal, was instrumental inthe design concept of the IDEAS Center. "The IDEAS Center was designed tobe an innovative space where students learn essential skills for today's success,such as critical thinking, problem, solving, communication, and collaboration,"Madrigal said. “It is equipped with top-of-the line iMacs and MacBook Prosthat will be able to keep up with the extensive processing power needed forgraphic design, 3D development, and other multimedia capabilities. The Centerwill also be a hub for all things Maker and robotics. As technology is alwayschanging and moving forward, Connelly will continually explore newer technology as it relates to teaching and learning.”The Most Reverend Kevin Vann, JCD, DD presided over a special Massheld in Connelly’s Gunther Auditorium, which was filled with students, faculty, staff, parents, Board members, donors, and alumnae. Other guests presentincluded Fr. Jerry Horan, O.S.M., Vicar for Faith Formation for the Diocese ofOrange; Gregory Dhuyvetter, Superintendent of Catholic Schools; Shirl Giacomi, Chancellor of the Diocese of Orange; Teresa "Tita" Smith, ExecutiveDirector of Catholic Charities of Orange County and Mayor of Orange; andSteve Perales of Shea Family Charities.Bishop Vann expressed his delight at being on the Connelly campus for theoccasion. After Mass, Bishop Vann and the congregation processed across thecampus to the new IDEAS Center, where Connelly’s ASB officers held a redribbon to cut. Priscila Forbes, Chair of Connelly’s Board of Trustees, talkedabout the IDEAS Center and then invited Bishop Vann to join her and SisterFrancine to cut the ribbon and officially open the new Center.After the ribbon cutting, Bishop Vann prayed a blessing for the IDEASCenter, and then went inside to bless the room. The students, Board members,parents, alumnae, and special guests were then welcomed to enter the IDEASCenter to try out all of the new technology at their fingertips. The excitementin the air was palpable as everyone, especially the students, eagerly went fromone technology station to the next while the two 65” and one 70” video display panels above cycled through various messages welcoming everyone to theIDEAS Center.Bishop Vann, Sister Francine Gunther, and Board Chair, Priscila Forbes, cut theceremonial ribbon opening the new IDEAS Center.(l-r) Shea Foundation representative, Steve Perales, Head of School Sr. Francine,Chair of Connelly’s Board of Trustees Priscila Forbes, Mayor of Orange, Teresa"Tita" Smith, Chancellor Shirl Giacomi, and Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Mr.Gregory Dhuyvetter, are among the first visitors in Connelly’s new IDEAS Center.
8 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016HealthyLivingHM.comTO ADVERTISE CALL 562-407-3873FEBRUARY COMMUNITY CLASSES PRESENTED BY PIH HEALTHFree Community WorkshopWhat is Diabetes? Know the Basics &RisksWHAT: Join us to explore the risk factorsand how to prevent the onset of diabetes.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 from10 - 11 amWHERE: PIH Health - Whittwood MedicalOffice Building 15725 E. Whittier Blvd.,Whittier, 90603Free Community WorkshopWhat is Diabetes? Know the Basics &RisksWHAT: Join us to explore the risk factorsand how to prevent the onset of diabetes.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Thursday, February 4, 2016 from6 - 7 pmWHERE: PIH Health Hospital - Downey11500 Brookshire Ave., Downey, CA 90241AARP Smart Driver CoursesWHAT: In partnership with AARP,participants will learn safe drivingtechniques. Program graduates may qualifyfor automobile insurance discounts. Thisclass takes place over the span of two days, 4hours each day. Reservations required, call(562) 698-0811, Ext. 81085WHEN: Monday, February 8, 2016 from 9am to 1 pmWednesday, February 10, 2016 from 9 am to1 pm *participants must attend both days*FEE: AARP members: 15/personNon-members: 20/personWHERE:PIH Health Hospital - Whittier12401 Washington Blvd.Whittier, CAHeartsaver First Aid, CPR, and AEDWHAT: Become certified inCardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) andAutomated External Defibrillator (AED), orFirst Aid-CPR-AED.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085This class is for: First Aid CPR and AEDFee: 70.00WHEN: Saturday, February 6, 20169 am to 4 pmWHERE: PIH Health Hospital - Whittier12401 Washington Blvd. Whittier, CAFree Community WorkshopEating Healthy Never Tasted so GoodWHAT: Small changes in what you eatcan help prevent diabetes. Join us for aninteractive discussion and food demonstrationas we explore ways to increase healthiereating at home and on the go.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 6 to 7pmWHERE: Gus Velasco Neighborhood Center9255 S. Pioneer Blvd., Santa Fe Springs, CA90670Free Community WorkshopEating Healthy Never Tasted so GoodWHAT: Small changes in what you eatcan help prevent diabetes. Join us for aninteractive discussion and food demonstrationas we explore ways to increase healthiereating at home and on the go.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10 11 amWHERE: PIH Health - Whittwood MedicalOffice Building 15725 E. Whittier Blvd.,Whittier, 90603Free Community WorkshopEating Healthy Never Tasted so GoodWHAT: Small changes in what you eatcan help prevent diabetes. Join us for aninteractive discussion and food demonstrationas we explore ways to increase healthiereating at home and on the go.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 6to 7 pmWHERE: PIH Health Hospital - Downey11500 Brookshire Ave., Downey, CA 90241Free Community WorkshopWhat is Diabetes? Know the Basics &Risks (Class in Spanish)WHAT: Join us to explore the risk factorsand how to prevent the onset of diabetes.This class will be facilitated in Spanish.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Friday, February 12, 2016 from 10to 11 amWHERE:Pico Rivera Senior Center9200 Mines Ave., Pico Rivera, CA 90660WHAT: Small changes in what you eatcan help prevent diabetes. Join us for aninteractive discussion and food demonstrationas we explore ways to increase healthiereating at home and on the go. This class willbe facilitated in Spanish.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Friday, February 19, 2016 10 to 11amWHERE: Pico Rivera Senior Center9200 Mines Ave., PicoRivera, CA 90660Free Community WorkshopMind Over Matter: One Step at a TimeFree Community WorkshopWhat is Diabetes? Know the Basics &Risks (Class in Spanish)WHAT: Join us to explore ways to increasemovement, reduce stress, and find how longterm game planning can help you live yourbest life.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 from6 – 7 pmWHERE: Gus Velasco Neighborhood Center9255 S. Pioneer Blvd., Santa Fe Springs, CA90670Free Community WorkshopMind Over Matter: One Step at a TimeWHAT: Join us to explore ways to increasemovement, reduce stress, and find how longterm game planning can help you live yourbest life.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 10 11 amWHERE: PIH Health - Whittwood MedicalOffice Building15725 E. Whittier Blvd., Whittier, 90603Free Community WorkshopMind Over Matter: One Step at a TimeWHAT: Join us to explore ways to increasemovement, reduce stress, and find how longterm game planning can help you live yourbest life.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Thursday, February 18, 2016 to 6 7pmWHERE: PIH Health Hospital - Downey11500 Brookshire Ave., Downey, CA 90241Free Community WorkshopEating Healthy Never Tasted so Good(Spanish)WHAT: Join us to explore the risk factorsand how to prevent the onset of diabetes.This class will be facilitated in Spanish.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from6 - 7 pmWHERE: Community Resource CenterFree Community WorkshopBetter Choices-Better HealthWHAT: Join us as we explore practicalskills to manage chronic health conditions(ex. 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This class will be facilitated inSpanish.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Friday, February 26, 2016 from 10 11 amWHERE: Pico Rivera Senior Center9200 Mines Ave., Pico Rivera, CA 90660Photo by Jade AlbertFree Community WorkshopFamilies in it Together (FIT) for HealthWHAT: In this program, parents/guardiansand their kids (ages 6 to 15) will exploreways increase physical activity and makehealthier food choices together. This classmeets once a week for three weeks.Reservations required, call (562) 698-0811,Ext. 81085WHEN: Starting Saturday, February 13,2016 10 to 11:30 amWHERE: PIH Health - Whittwood MedicalOffice Building15725 E. Whittier Blvd., Whittier, CA 90603Learn more atautismspeaks.org/signsSome signs to look for:No big smiles or other joyfulexpressions by 6 monthsNo babbling by12 monthsNo words by16 months 2014 Autism Speaks Inc. “Autism Speaks” and “It's time to listen” & design are trademarks owned by Autism Speaks Inc. All rights reserved. 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– and prevents over 7 in 10 diagnoses. However, like any screening test, cervical screening is not perfect and there are some risks. Benefits of cervical screening Cervical screening aims to identify whether you are at higher risk of developing cervical cell changes or cervical cancer. This mean
Conclusions: The study revealed utilization of cervical cancer screening service was low among HIV positive women. Educational status, duration of HIV diagnosis, partner support, knowledge status about risk factor, CD4 count and attitude towards cervical cancer and its screening were associated with cervical cancer screening utilization.
that ANSM can achieve an accuracy of 93.33% with a false negative rate of zero in classifying cancer and healthy cervical tissues using nucleus texture features. This provides evidence that nucleus-level analysis is valuable in cervical histology image analysis. 1. INTRODUCTION Quantitative analysis in cervical cancer using pathological
As the Chair and Co-Chair of the Kansas Cancer Partnership (KCP), we are pleased to provide . you with the 2017-2021 Kansas Cancer Prevention and Control Plan. This plan is the result of . Breast Biopsies Breast Cancer Cervical Cancer Colorectal Cancer Lung Cancer Prostate Cancer. Post-Diagnosis & Quality of Life throughout the Cancer Journey.
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Drainage from the head and neck: All the lymphatic drainage of the head (the ring) will go into the upper deep cervical lymph nodes The upper deep cervical drains into the lower deep cervical. Superficial cervical drain directly into the lower deep cervical. Then two lymphatic trunks will be formed, right and left jugular lymphatic trunks.
The top part of the spine (your neck) is known as the cervical spine. What is cervical spine (neck) surgery? 1. An anterior cervical discectomy (ACD) An anterior cervical discectomy is an operation to remove a damaged disc. Sometimes the space left after removing the disc will be filled with a metal
checks cells for infection with high-risk HPV types that can cause cancer. The . Pap test (also called a Pap smear or cervical cytology) collects cervical cells and looks at them for changes caused by HPV that may—if left untreated—turn into cervical cancer. It