Girls, Puberty & Breast Cancer Risk

Ever notice that girls are getting their periods and developing breasts at younger and younger ages? Ever wonder why? The average age for the onset of menstruation in the past fifteen years has dropped from 12 years to around 10 years of age. Breast development typically blossomed in the tween years, and now is seen […]

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The Surprising Reasons Why Male Breast Cancer is on the Rise

For every 100 women who are diagnosed with breast cancer, one man will be diagnosed as well. Those may seem like pretty good odds. However, it still means that this year in the U.S. alone, about 2,600 cases of invasive male breast cancer will be diagnosed, and approximately 440 men will die of the dis-ease. […]

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10 Things Orthopedists Do Every Day For Stronger Bones

One out of every two women over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Despite that sobering fact, most don’t do much to safeguard their skeleton. Maybe you hate the taste of milk, think you don’t have time to exercise, or are convinced that a […]

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