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The Breast Self-Exam You Need to See (video)

Check these out! After you watch the Good Health Fairy and her friends dance their way through the steps of a breast self-exam (BSE), maybe you'll be inspired to check yours out, too. In 2009, the …

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Younger Women Need Mammograms, Says New Study

Women between the ages of 40 and 49 need annual mammograms, according to a new study. Study authors also suggest that regular mammography screening is the best way to significantly reduce breast cance…

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Cancer’s Scary Link to Height

If you've ever been jealous of long-legged supermodels it might be time to reconsider the advantages of being short.  According to new research published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers…

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13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire.  Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in this case) really is the be…

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The Breast Cancer & Alcohol Connection

To drink or not to drink? That is the question many women face when trying to prevent or reverse breast cancer. With conflicting information and studies, it can be a difficult decision for many women.…

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Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Survival

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of flaxseeds in breast cancer patients found that flaxseeds appear to have the potential to reduce tumor growth in just a matter of weeks.…

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Flaxseeds for Breast Cancer Prevention

Just a teaspoon of ground flaxseeds a day may protect against breast cancer. In 1980 a new compound was discovered in human urine. Researchers called it compound X. Originally it was thought to be …

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Is Patenting Human Genes Ethical?

UPDATED June, 13 2013: The Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that human genes cannot be patented. Justice Clarence Thomas, writing on behalf of the court, said, "Myriad found the location of the BRC…

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Tumors Linked to Genetically-Modified Corn

In a study published in Food Chemical Toxicology, scientists at the University of Caen, Institute of Biology, in France found severe effects of Round-up tolerant genetically modified (GM) corn, even w…

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Surprising Risk Factors for Heart Disease in Women

The New England Journal of Medicine just published a new study on the effects of radiation therapy on women who are being treated for breast cancer and the news is disturbing. Women who receive radiot…

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