Category Archives: Women’s health

Breast Cancer, Fear & Informed Choice(s)

As we were taking a look back at the first 5 years of this blog, maybe you heard a little something about a certain celebrity who had a “preventive” double mastectomy. How “brave” and “heroic”, folks said of Angelina Jolie’s … Continue reading

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How Stress Triggers Immune System, & Other News of Note

Study Shows How Stress Triggers Immune System (USA Today) Shedding some light on why stress might be bad for you, a new study finds that parts of your immune system ramp up when you get into personal conflicts with others. … Continue reading

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What Dentists Really Think of Halloween, & Other News of Note

Dentists Don’t Really Despise Halloween (USA Today) You might think dentists would have strong feelings about Halloween. However, most don’t jump out of their skins over it. “We just want kids to be kids, and part of a kid’s life … Continue reading

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Tired of All the Pink Yet?

From last October, Dr. Christina Grant, offers her take on the annual pinkwashing extravaganza: October has been the official Breast Cancer Awareness month for over 25 years. In this time, women have become aware of the necessity for routine mammograms, … Continue reading

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Boosting Broccoli’s Anti-Cancer Potential, & Other News of Note

More Evidence That Spicing Up Broccoli Boosts Its Cancer-Fighting Power (ScienceDaily) Teaming fresh broccoli with a spicy food that contains the enzyme myrosinase significantly enhances each food’s individual cancer-fighting power and ensures that absorption takes place in the upper part … Continue reading

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Post-Menopause Risk of Tooth Loss, & Other News of Note

Tooth Loss Risk Quantified in Post-Menopausal Women (Medical News Today) New research forecasts that over one in four post-menopausal women are likely to suffer from tooth loss over a five year period. A study of over 1,000 post-menopausal women indicates … Continue reading

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Perio Health – Fertility Link, & Other News of Note

“Floss for Fertility,” Women Advised (BBC) Women who want the best chance of having a baby should make sure they floss their teeth regularly, say doctors. Poor oral health is as bad for fertility as obesity – delaying conception by … Continue reading

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