By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor
In 2012, nearly 40,000 women will die from breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Only lung cancer tops the gender-biased blight as the primary cause of cancer death in American women.
There are a few things a lady can do to protect herself from the dangers posed by breast cancer. Getting to know your breasts by performing regular self-exams is one of the best ways to spot a potential problem before it becomes a major health concern.
Another way to cut your chances of developing this deadly disease is by adopting healthy lifestyle habits that include a nutritious diet and a regular exercise program.
But just how much do you need to work out every week? How much weight gain is too much?