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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 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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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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4 Remedies to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

Dense breasts is more than a descriptor of breast mass. It's a condition that can have health consequences. This week, children's book author Judy Blume announced on her blog that she recently rece…

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Understanding Breast Cancer

A brief overview of breast anatomy will help you to better understand how cancer develops there. Learn the basics now.…

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Self-Exams: Your Monthly Breast Exam

Learn the essentials of breast self exams, including who should be performing them and how to do them right.…

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#1 Anticancer Vegetable

I'm so excited and honored to become a more active member of the Care2 community. I'm a physician, author, and researcher specializing in nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. One of my sm…

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Breast Cancer: Reading the Signs

Most breast cancers in adult women are found by feeling a lump or seeing an abnormality on a mammogram. Breast cancer may also be found by other kinds of tests, such as ultrasound or MRI. Here are som…

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Breast Cancer: Why Self-Exams Still Matter

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, it was through a breast self-exam; that's how I found my lump. It didn't show up on a mammogram--and if I hadn't been vigilant, it may have been too la…

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Breast Cancer: You’ve Been Diagnosed, Now What?

As soon as you're diagnosed with breast cancer, you desperately try to figure out how it could have happened. You analyze your life a thousand times over, rack your brains searching for THE reason, be…

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