just for women. Be Informed, Resourceful, and Persistent

Crawford, Wendy
September 2011
PN;Sep2011, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p30
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The article offers information related to breast cancer prevention in women with disabilities. It mentions the National Women's Health Information Center reserach which reveals that women with disabilities have less access to breast health services. It says that Breast Health Access for Women with Disabilities (BHAWD) provides breast education and breast screening access to women with physical disabilities. It includes several tips for women with disabilities in dealing with mammograms machine.


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