Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women.
So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical... Read more
It's easy to get discouraged when you work so hard to lose weight and your efforts don't pay off on the scale. Seeing the same number week after week can make you want to drown your sorrows in a pint of Haagen-Daz. But wait! Before you pick u... Read more
Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during... Read more
The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o... Read more
Whether you drink it as a hot beverage to ward off Old Man Winter or iced to cool off on a hot summer day, tea is an invigorating drink that people around the world consume in copious amounts. In America alone, each person drinks approximately 155 cu... Read more
Today is a great day. I have seen the number 209 for the last time. I've gone up and down for the last two months and would repeatedly see that on the scale. Changed my diet this week and this morning I hit 208.2. Goodbye forever 209. π #happytear... Read more
Causes of Breast CancerFor some women with the BRCA1 gene mutation, the lifetime risk of breast cancer is as high as 80 percent.While there's no known exact cause of breast cancer, its known that the disease occurs when some breast cells begin growi... Read more
Breast Cancer Survivors Face Increased Diabetes RiskPostmenopausal breast cancer survivors have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes in part, it appears, as a consequence of receiving chemotherapy, according to a large study published in... Read more
This team is for people training for either the Komen 3-Day Walk or the Avon 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer. We welcome Crew, walker-stalkers, the curious and other long-distance walkers also.... Read more
From spotting false negative results to getting coverage from your insurance company, experts answer your most pressing questions (from Facebook, Twitter and e-mail) about this scary disease.Chances are at some point you've worried about breast c... Read more
Editor's Note (Nicole Nichols): I've had the pleasure of competing against Laurah Turner in multiple local races (and by "competing" I mean "watching her leave me in the dust"). I always found her athletic achievements adm... Read more
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