11 Healthy Habits To Start Now To Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk Later

Breast cancer is a scary topic for women, with many of us admitting we worry more about developing breast cancer than we do heart disease — the number one killer of women. Yet, as with heart disease, we can significantly reduce the risk of certain types of breast cancers if we simply switch to healthier […]

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A Pittsburgh Steeler Wanted To Wear Pink All Season For Breast Cancer. The NFL Said No.

Every October in the NFL, pink happens. To raise awareness about breast cancer, there are pink pom-poms, pink cleats and pink ribbons on game balls. This is what the NFL’s breast cancer awareness month looks like. But one player — Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams — wanted to to make every month breast cancer awareness month. For […]

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Talking To Young Children About Breast Cancer

It may be tempting to shield young children from a family member’s breast cancer diagnosis, but the experts agree shielding children, may actually do more harm than good. Dr. Jillian Lloyd of University of Tennessee Medical Center and University of Tennessee Cancer Institute just moved to East Tennessee from Florida and is the only female, […]

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Mediterranean Diet May Protect Against Breast Cancer Too

A Mediterranean diet (MeDiet) appears to protect against more than just cardiovascular disease — it might also prevent breast cancer, according to results from the randomized controlled Prevención con Dieta Mediterránea (PREDIMED) trial. The diet is characterized by an abundance of plant foods, fish, and olive oil, and has been repeatedly shown to be cardioprotective […]

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