I’m not much of a beer drinker, but I do love red wine, and
I’m married to a wine lover. I also have really cut back on my alcohol
consumption, wine included, since I learned about the connection between
alcohol and breast cancer.
From the Breast Cancer
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- Can breast cancer ever be cured? What is the percentage of return if contracted before menopause? After menopause?
the word “cure” is problematic because it doesn’t answer the question of WHY
the cancer developed in the first place. A better way to look at this is “what
do we … [Read More ...]
We ride the Pink Wave and talk about breast cancer, and I hope not to rehash the same old lettuce. We will begin by answering some of the most frequently asked questions by women 55+. Since I am a gerontologist, and breast cancer is not an area I can … [Read More ...]
I am asked everyday a version of the same question: “Do you
have any great anti-aging advice?” The answer is a bold YES! However, I am not
a fan of the word “anti-aging” when it implies stopping aging, because as an expert in the aging process, I know
for … [Read More ...]
The topic of
water is as big as an ocean, and so to continue…
In addition to the benefits of drinking water I mentioned last time, drinking enough water can help us cut calories by filling up the available space in our stomachs with this zero-calorie fluid verses, say, Orangeade™. … [Read More ...]
My mother wasn’t a water drinker, and so I wasn’t a water drinker until I was in my late twenties when I first read about the benefits of good hydration, learned how much water I should drink in a day, and the importance of staying hydrated for healthy aging. It … [Read More ...]
Until I pass on into the next world, I want to be independent and mobile; if I can prevent it, no wheelchairs or rocking chairs for me. I’m sure you feel the same, right? I have covered many aspects of aging which will help us stay out of those kind … [Read More ...]
As I eat lunch today, I am looking over the Food Section of the newspaper and reading easy cookie recipes for people who don’t know how to bake, or just don’t love to bake. Before reading the recipe, I hone in on how much sugar each recipe uses; I sigh.… [Read More ...]
I am ending this month by returning to our expert, Dr. Claudia Harsh, who offers us all more good information about breast cancer and women 55+.
Q. Can breast cancer ever be cured? What is the percentage of return if contracted before menopause? After menopause?
Dr. Harsh: Using the … [Read More ...]
In drilling deep into breast cancer prevention for women, I find recommendations based on several factors. In aiding prevention for women before mid-life, prevention for postmenopausal women, and what suggestions help postmenopausal women who have had breast cancer, there exists some common approaches which are very encouraging.
Exercise Reduces Breast
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