Posts From November, 2011

Over Time, Even Low Alcohol Consumption Increases Breast Cancer Risk

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November 17, 2011

Some sobering news for women who drink alcohol. A new study published in the November 2 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association finds that even the regular consumption of a modest amount of alcohol, defined as 3 to 6 glasses of wine per week, increases a woman's risk of breast cancer by ... read more


Teresa Perkins with New Daughter Claire

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November 15, 2011

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Study Shows Newer Birth Control Pills Linked To Higher Risk Of Blood Clots

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November 13, 2011

A new study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal adds to the growing pile of evidence that suggests newer types of oral birth control pills carry increased risk of blood clotting and may not be safe for certain groups of women. The study, which followed 329,995 women in Israel, found that the risk ... read more


Does Diet Make A Difference When It Comes To Breast Cancer?

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November 10, 2011

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, what better time to answer the important question, does diet make a difference when it comes to breast cancer? According to registered dieticians Sally Scroggs and Clare McKinley at the University of Texas, the answer is a definitive yes. By maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, and eating ... read more