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Prevent Breast Cancer by Prophylactic Breast Removal??

Whoa Nelly!  Too bad Angeline Jolie chose a risky invasive procedure to possibly decrease her breast cancer risk. Certainly, more women will follow her lead and regret their decisions.  My concern is that she is perceived by women as a spokesperson for the medical and pharmaceutical community whose track...

Breast Cancer Prevention

Now that Breast Cancer Awareness month has passed, maybe we can enjoy life without being “pinked” to death.  With all this hoopla, one would expect that we would be making major progress in decreasing the incidence of this cancer.  Truth be told, we are not. An estimated 210,000 women in the United...

Women, Beware…you have been betrayed

A few years ago there was news circulating throughout the journalistic world suggesting women were never expected to menstruate! This pseudo science has been promoted by Elsimar Coutinho, a Brazilian physician, who has shaken the scientific community with his assertions. The selling point of the...

The Saga of Mammography

Which side should you believe?  Organizations, supposedly the experts, contradict one another regarding a woman’s age, the efficacy, frequency and value of mammography. Most consumers rely on the American Cancer Society for direction regarding cancerand screening, however, over the past few years it has...

Abortion – a link to Breast Cancer

In my book Do You Know What You Don’t Know About Women’s Health Issues, Chapter 5 entitled Breast Cancer Prevention was and still is considered controversial because of the research findings addressing the abortion/ breast cancer link (ABC). Finally, in 2010 we are beginning to hear more about this link...

What’s in your Medicine Cabinet?

A Medicine Cabinet Conversion If you have been following this column over the past 10 years, you have been informed with articles and research findings that support the safety, and efficacy of natural products. Countless hours go into researching and comparing toxic chemicals to their natural opponents....

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