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Body Fat, Not Body Weight, May Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Being overweight is considered a major risk factor for many chronic diseases, including breast cancer. But how much weight is overweight? And at what ...

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Why Some of Us Don’t Die in Peace

Why are some people not able to die in peace? Maybe it’s because they avoided confronting the inevitable truth that all life ends. Maybe they we...

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Bright Light Therapy for Cancer-Related Fatigue

Set aside time to rest, eat well, hydrate, and exercise regularly. These are common recommendations for self-managing cancer-related fatigue (CRF). Ea...

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Stage IV and Living Fully

At age 54, I had known such good health that my entire medical history could fit on one page.  School was going to start in a week and I was High Scho...

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To be healthier after treatment ends, Quit Trying

 “Now that my treatment is done, I’m TRYING to start exercising again,” said my new client. “It’s just not working and it’s making me crazy. Can you h...

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Breast Reconstruction Revised

At least once a week, someone comes to my office, feeling a little awkward about her consultation.  She is not happy about her (old) reconstruction, b...

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Face the Fear

Every woman lives her life in fear of the mammogram that comes back with an abnormality.  In my case, that abnormal mammogram led to an MRI-guided bio...

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Breast microbiota differ in women with breast cancer

The human body is a highly complex ecosystem made up mostly of microorganisms, otherwise known as bacteria. The National Institute of Health’s M...

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Combating Cancer with Mind-Body Therapies

“Like a house protects one from the sun, hatha yoga protects the practitioner.”  This is an ancient saying from the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, essentially ...

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Belly Fat Protein and Cancer

Research shows that those who are overweight are at higher risk of developing cancer, but how or why fat promotes cancer development is not known. Not...

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