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Breast Cancer Prevention Tips

According to breastcancer.org, one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over their lifetime. While some factors that increase your chance of getting breast cancer are out of your control, such as age and family history, there are some things you can do to decrease your chance of developing invasive breast cancer: …

Should you have a BRCA gene test?

Angelina Jolie sparked a public discussion about genetic testing when she revealed her decision to undergo preventive surgeries after testing positive for the BRCA1 gene. Genetic testing can reveal your risk of diseases like breast cancer and other conditions. Genes determine what we inherit from our parents, …

Reasons to Look Forward to Menopause

Most people associate menopause with hot flashes and getting older. However, women may be surprised about the positive changes menopause can bring to your life.
1.    No More PMS
According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, PMS can cause a range of physical and emotional issues for at least 85 percent of menstruating women. …