Tag Archives: breast cancer

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New Study: You Must ‘Use’ Your Vagina Or It Could Become ‘Depressed’

By New York Post

It’s a painful condition that can leave you itching, even burning down there

Sex As Medicine? 10 Ailments That Can Be Treated By ‘Doing It’ Everyday

By Alternative Health Universe

We all know that sex has numerous mental and physical health benefits,

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Johns Hopkins Researchers Discover The Secrets Of Cancer Mestastisis And How To Slow It Down

By The Baltimore Sun

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Her Coach Told Her She ‘Didn’t Have The Right Chemistry For The Team’ Because She Didn’t Laugh At Racist Jokes

By Washington Post

Jasmine Orsted said the comments began almost immediately after she started practicing with other hopefuls seeking spots on the University of Mary Washington’s women’s basketball team.

 

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SHOCKING: People Do Not Die of Cancer, They Die From Chemotherapy Say Berkley Doctor

By Real Farmacy

People who refuse chemotherapy treatment live on average 12 and a half years longer than people who undergo chemotherapy, says Dr. Jones.

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Obamacare Isn’t The Issue, It’s The Insurance Companies

By Portland Press Herald

MILBRIDGE — With the recent news about increases in premiums for health plans sold through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, everyone wants to vilify the ACA.

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Breast Cancer Deaths Declining Among Black Women

By Affordable Health Insurance

Although Black women have a higher rate of getting breast cancer

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Woman runs marathon on her period without a tampon or pad

By People

Kiran Gandhi, who has played drums for singer M.I.A. and Thievery

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Heal yourself with SEX

By Black Insurance News & Heal Yourself at Home

Sex can do a lot more than just make you feel good.

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This happened when Africans and African Americans switched diets

By Think Progress

In recent years, public health experts have acknowledged that lowering the risk

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Black women are the targets for this new deadly contraceptive

By Natural News

It has been on the U.S. drug market since the early 1990s, and population control organizations

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Cancer charities stole $187 million from donors

By NBC News

Le t the donor beware: A federal lawsuit alleges four cancer charities have scammed consumers out of more than $187 million.

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Find out what happens when females prematurely remove their ovaries

By The Huffington Post

Angelina Jolie Pitt’s surgery to remove her ovaries has the side effect of putting her into early menopause, a condition which itself comes with some health risks, experts say.

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Angelina Jolie removes her ovaries and fallopian tubes due to cancer scare

By Bossip

We’ve known for years that Angelina Jolie was a gutsy woman but we’ve gained a new level of respect for her after reading her surgery diaries, where she reveals her recent decision to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed.

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Healthcare enrollment extended for one week

By Black News

Didn’t finish signing up for coverage? The Department of Health and Human Services has extended the deadline from February 15 to February 22. HHS has announced in its Healthcare.gov blog that those who

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Drink more cocoa, cough and blow your nose- Top 25 ways to keep yourself healthy

By the Daily Mail UK

1.  You can rinse your brush head every few days under boiling water or in the dishwasher- Put your toothbrush in the dishwasher. Toothbrushes can be a breeding ground for bacteria.

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STUDY: Green Tea kills oral cancer

By Medical Daily

First it targeted pancreatic cancer. Now it’s moved onto oral cancer. A new study from Penn State University shows the main antioxidant in green tea, epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), helps kill cancer cells through the destruction of the cells’ mitochondria.

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Death rate from cancer declines due to smoking decline

By SMN Weekly

American Cancer Society releases a new report that suggests that over 1.5 million people in the United States escaped cancer deaths since 1991 because of the significant decline in smoking rates as well as new advancement in the cancer treatments, prevention as well as detection.

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A simple blood test can detect breast cancer before it develops

By The Daily Mail UK

A metal-detecting blood test that can give vital early warning of breast cancer is being developed by Oxford University scientists.

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Black women die from breast cancer at a higher rate than white woman

By Karen Garloch/ Charlotte Observer

Jeanette Meachem speaks out about breast cancer today because her younger sister, Joye Jordan, did not.

When Jordan, a single mom in her late 20s, found a lump in her breast, she went to a doctor who told her she was too young to have breast cancer and probably just had “lumpy breasts.”