How To Get Fit For Your Wedding

Are you hoping to be in shape and toned when you walk down the aisle? Here are some tips that will come in handy: Map it out Take five minutes each morning to set your daily eating goals. Map out what you hope to accomplish and make sure that you stick to it. However, if something happens to mess up your well-laid plans, you should not be too hard on yourself. Remember what you are grateful for and try to make up for it next time. If you lose enough weight, you can order a custom … [Read more...]

‘Cutting Calories as Complementary Cancer Care’

Researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center are initiating a clinical trial that is the first of its kind. Their hypothesis is that the restriction of calorie intake during breast cancer treatment could serve as a complementary method of fighting and overcoming the disease. Diet and cancer therapy is nothing new, but what's new is bringing this to a trial that looks to establish evidence-based guidelines down the road. Cutting calories during treatment They intend to enroll 40 women with … [Read more...]

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to close …

As this very special Awareness Month comes to an end, it is our hope that each and every woman on the planet Takes Action to SAVE HER BOOBIES. Below are some final reminders of 'how to' keep vigilant watch on the Signs and Symptoms that women must be aware of. Signs and symptoms of breast cancer A sign is something that can be observed and recognized by a doctor or healthcare professional (for example, a rash). A symptom is something that only the person experiencing it can feel and know … [Read more...]

25 Breast Cancer Myths Busted

Know the difference between breast cancer facts and fiction? You have probably seen and heard a lot about breast cancer during the past few weeks as this month of October is Beast Cancer Awareness Month, but as we approach the end of this year's breast cancer awareness month this is a good time to ask how much of the information you encountered is actually true. See if you know which of the following statements are true and which are false... Here's the real deal on risks, symptoms, … [Read more...]

OCTOBER is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

CANCER Breast cancer is a complex disease that will affect 1 in 9 Canadian women during their lifetime. Breast cancer is a type of cancer originating from breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk. Cancers originating from ducts are known as ductal carcinomas, while those originating from lobules are known as lobular carcinomas. Breast Cancer is a complex disease with no known single cause. In 2013, it is estimated … [Read more...]

Mastectomy~Partial or Radical, that is the question? WOMEN in RECOVERY

Mastectomy Partial or Radical, that is the question? There are four types of mastectomies: partial mastectomy, or lumpectomy, in which the tumor and surrounding tissue is removed; simple mastectomy, where the entire breast and some axillary lymph nodes are removed; modified radical mastectomy, in which the entire breast and all axillary lymph nodes are removed; and the radical mastectomy, where the entire breast, axillary lymph nodes, and chest muscles are removed. A … [Read more...]

World Breastfeeding Week: Allow moms to breastfeed at work: ILO

Allow moms to breastfeed at work: ILO Judge Lynn Hughes in Houston recently decided that a mother can be fired for wanting to pump breast milk at work, claiming that lactation is in no way related to “Pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.” This case came about after Donnicia Venters gave birth and was ultimately fired from her job at Houston Funding after asking to use the bathroom to pump milk, although the company claims they fired Venters for abandonment. The Equal … [Read more...]

A Vaccine for Breast Cancer? – Naomi Barr, O The Oprah Magazine

    A Vaccine for Breast Cancer?     By Naomi Barr O, The Oprah Magazine |     Photo: Levi Brown     A potential vaccine has made headlines, but researchers still must prove that it will work in women. Imagine if you could reduce or even eliminate your risk for breast cancer with just the prick of a needle. You may have heard about a new vaccine with the potential to stop many breast tumors in their tracks. But is the buzz warranted? Human clinical trials to test the vaccine's … [Read more...]

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