Aloha mai kākou and welcome to Aunty’s Health Minute, brought to you by Hui Mālama Ola Nā `Ōiwi, helping all of Hawai`i Island Live Longer and Feel Better. I am Aunty Edna and today I want to remind you that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer affects anyone; both women and men are diagnosed with this disease, young and old. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women and it is estimated that over 245,000 new cases will be diagnosed this year. Take action– Eat healthy, exercise, and manage your stress; prevention is key….and early detection makes a difference, so do regular self-exams and get your mammogram done on time. No shame… no wait…. When you have questions about breast cancer, who you gonna call? Hui Mālama Ola Na `Ōiwi! Our Cancer Program will strengthen you with information and resources about this disease and our support group, Mālama Ka Pili Pa`a will truly inspire you. For more information, call us at 969-9220…. Check us out on the web…come see us and tell them…Aunty Edna sent you.