Tag Archives: breast cancer

Follow-up: Medical Damage

Another fascinating – if disconcerting – study on “preventive” double mastectomy came out recently. That procedure made big news earlier this year, you may recall, when Angelina Jolie announced that she had gone this route. And as we noted then, … Continue reading

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Pink Ribbon Season Already?!

Is there any adult American who hasn’t complained at least once about how the holiday season starts earlier and earlier each year? This year, we even had Black Friday in July (presumably as a variation on hokey “Christmas in July” … Continue reading

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Book Excerpt: “Remodeling Old Patterns, Habits, Beliefs”

From The Holistic Guide to Breast Cancer by Christina Grant, PhD There comes a time in all of our lives when we come up against a circumstance that forces us to look at the old patterns, habits, and beliefs that … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: The Holistic Approach to Cancer

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you may remember posts by Dr. Christina Grant, a holistic healer who shared her talents as a guest blogger here. (If not, you can see some of what you missed here … Continue reading

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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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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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