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Look: nobody wants to do this. Talking to your boss, male or female, about anything to do with your body, let alone your breasts, is awkward at best. And unless you know otherwise, you should start by assuming that...
A high fiber diet which is a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains during adolescence and young adulthood is associated with women having a much lower risk of developing breast cancer, according to a study published Monday. But...
The other day I saw a great quote about diet and health: “Ignore your #health and it will leave.” Mind you, I first read this while lying on my back doing leg lifts at Fitness Firm, the gym I belong to....
Forty-nine states and DC have laws that allow women to breastfeed a baby in any public or private place (come ON, Idaho!). But when it comes to bringing your breast pump to work, the picture gets much more complex....
The first time finding a cure for cancer ever showed up on the presidential radar (the start of the war on cancer) was in the early 1970s, when President Nixon signed the National Cancer Act. The bill, passed in...
Ulcerative colitis is a form of lifelong inflammatory bowel disease-- or IBD. The condition causes chronic inflammation and ulceration in the lining of the digestive tract – usually in the colon. Although the disease is generally not life-threatening, the symptoms...
You know what’s stressful? Planning to pump breastmilk at work while your baby is in the care of someone else. It’s stressful to think about how you’re going to juggle work and milk-making, and it’s stressful to worry that...
A stress free holiday is difficult to achieve for anybody, especially in today's day and age, with all the problems Americans are facing in this difficult economy. More and more people are suffering from negative stress. Stress takes a toll...
I just finished up two months of one of the newest fitness crazes: Orangetheory Fitness. You may have noticed this new franchise popping up all over the place and it almost reminds me of how Curves became so popular...
Before we talk about common breast cancer myths let's ask ourselves a few questions. What's the disease that women fear the most? The answer is most likely to be breast cancer. And if you ask them the disease they're...
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