Breast cancer is at an all time high in the twenty-first century, especially for women. Listed below are ten preventable causes for breast cancer along with methods to help you reduce your risk. 1- Avoid exposure to carcinogenic radiation (x-rays).If you must be x rayed, either at the dentist or other healthcare providers, be sure […]

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We hear it all the time…lose weight for your health. Few people however, realize the extent to which this is critical to their physical well-being and ultimately their life expectancy. In January 2003, the Journal of the American Medical Association featured a study finding that obesity appears to lessen life expectancy, especially among young adults. […]

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Sometimes it seems that every magazine, newspaper, radio show, and piece of mail has a headline declaring that every woman’s risk of developing breast cancer is increasing. There is a numbing feeling of inevitability in these pronouncements. More and more women think about breast cancer as a when rather than an if. It’s true that […]

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Perhaps no aspect of breast cancer is more widely publicized than screening mammography. Ads on television, in magazines, and in the daily paper urge women to deal with fear about breast cancer by having a yearly mammogram. We’re even told that doing this is a way to “really care for yourself.” But screening mammograms don’t […]

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What you don’t know CAN hurt you. Arm yourself with the facts. Here are common myths and misconceptions about breast cancer: Myth: Only women get breast cancer. Fact: Though far less common than in women, it is possible for men to develop breast cancer. In a study, it is estimated that 1,400 men will be […]

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Finally, a non-threatening book about breast cancer Can women do more than submit to a yearly examination to insure the health of their breasts? According to Susun Weed, the highly-regarded author of Breast Cancer? Breast Health! The Wise Woman Way, there are many simple ways for women to increase the health of their breasts. Unlike most […]

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