The "C" Word: Part 3, Myths 3 and 4

The recognition of World Cancer Day, February 4, creates an important opportunity to debunk myths that continue to exist in both developed and...
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The "C" Word: Part 2, Myth 2

Yesterday, I introduced the concept of World Cancer Day, coming up tomorrow, February 4, 2013. The UICC (Union for International Cancer Control) has...
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The "C" Word - Part 1, Myth 1

Is there anyone whose life has not been touched by cancer? Each one of us has, or will have, a personal relationship with the "C" word.  It's the...
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Solving the blood mysteries

When will we, living in the Information Age, understand that conversations about maturing bodies, male or female, cannot be avoided? That's a...
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Learn about Kegel exercises for women's pelvic...

The other day, a very serious woman of a certain age came to the office for her annual well-woman examination. We made our introductions and I asked,...
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Eating for two? Your baby is not craving pumpkin...

I know you’re out there. I’ve seen you proudly bearing your bump. You are growing a precious passenger and you’ve been indulged, no doubt, during the...
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Not your typical New Years’ Eve ice-breaker

It’s New Year’s Eve.  You’re at the party with your girlfriends waiting for the ball to drop, and you notice how quickly the most common topics of...
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Moderation: Can dieting really be that simple?

Well, we have made it through another Thanksgiving holiday, but how many of us used the appropriate amount of self-control and chose not to overeat?  ...
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Free Community Forum on Breast Cancer and Genetics...

October has been a month focused on raising awareness for breast cancer - the diagnosis, treatment and survival. Perhaps all the talk about breast...
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Should I Have a Mammogram?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. This is a pretty scary statistic! We know...
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