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5+ Things To Know Before Getting a Mammogram

Ahhh being a woman. It comes with many joys and unique talents. It also comes with extra bodily issues that men rarely have to deal with. Like a monthly cycle. Or child birth. Or the fear of losing ou…

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Can Eating Soy Prevent Breast Cancer?

If you listened to my video, Increased Lifespan From Beans, you know that beans may be the single most important dietary predictor of a long lifespan. But why do people who eat legumes such as beans, …

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Gerdi Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer So Her Friends Did The Unthinkable (Video)

When Gerdi was diagnosed with breast cancer, she asked for a photoshoot of all her friends. She got her wish, but the photoshoot had a twist. Watch this beautiful group of friends prove just how pow…

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How Much Does Family History Affect Breast Cancer Risk?

Another controversial study about mammograms recently set me off on a reading frenzy. Mammograms save lives...no they don't...yes they do...no they don't... It's enough to make your head explode. Ther…

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Is Your Bra Dangerous to Your Health?

“To Bra or Not to Bra?” That’s the question medical anthropologists Sydney Ross Singer and Soma Grismaijer, are asking. They’ve been studying the connection between bras and women’s health for twenty …

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The Breast Cancer Survival Vegetable

Half a million Americans are expected to die this year from cancer, equal to 5 jumbo jets crashing every day. The number of Americans who die from cancer each year is more than all those who have died…

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Toxic BPA Sales Skyrocket Despite Link to Cancer, Obesity, More

Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a building block for polycarbonate plastic (think hard plastic water bottles) and epoxy resins (think the lining of soup cans and aluminum soda cans). When it is heated or exposed…

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Which Seaweed Is Most Protective Against Breast Cancer?

Sushi lovers, rejoice. Nori seaweed snacks may favorably alter estrogen metabolism by modulating women's gut flora, resulting in decreased breast cancer risk. As traditional East Asian diets have w…

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Exercise More Effective Than Prescription Drugs

We all know we need to get moving, but new research gives us one more reason to stay or become active. According to a large review published in the British Medical Journal this week, researchers from …

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Breast Cancer Risk: Red Wine vs. White Wine

After diagnosis, women with breast cancer may cut their risk of dying nearly in half by just instituting simple, modest lifestyle changes—5 or more servings of fruits and veggies a day and walking 30 …

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Love beans! It's much cheaper to make them from dry and no additives/BPA but it's a bit of effort so…