October…it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s the month we remind every woman to do her self breast exams. We also remind them to get into the clinic and get a clinical breast exam and a mammogram. I’m always amazed at the women who don’t want to touch themselves and do an exam. They also don’t […]
Aspirin, which has been recommended by many studies over the years to reduce the risk of heart disease, is now recommended for women who are older and prone to cardiovascular disease. This latest recommendations comes from researchers at the Nurses Health Study. Started in 1976, the NHS has been one of the longest and most […]
The Breast Cancer site is a project of the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Going to the Breast Cancer Site and clicking daily will help fund mammograms for women in need. Check out The Breast Cancer Site.
For many years we’ve heard the phrase “you are what you eat”. Well, it turns out it’s more true than not – and often in ways we were not thinking of. Antioxidants are an important part of your overall health – and getting them from good foods is always preferrable. ~~~~~~~ Many experts believe the […]
A study by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (“Hutch”) in Seattle reports a strong association between increased incidence of breast cancer and smoking. Other studies have certainly indicated a correlation. What was unique about this is it looked at older, postmenopausal women. If you smoke, are exposed to 2nd hand smoke, or have friends […]