Sex may be the last thing on your mind after a breast cancer diagnosis, but it can make you feel loved and supported as you endure cancer treatments and live life beyond being a breast cancer patient, says Dede Bonner, Ph.D., author of The 10 Best Questions for Surviving Breast Cancer: The Script You Need to Take Control of Your Health.
By Kristin Sidorov
Coca-Cola has been a part of American culture for decades. It’s considered a classic, an icon, and perhaps that’s why it’s so troubling that one of its ingredients has recently been added to a list of known carcinogens. We all know that soda can be unhealthy, but cancerous, too?
Sure, they’re approved for everyday use, but should you really be pouring two packets of Splenda in your morning coffee? Get the un-sugar-coated facts from Unjunk Your Junk Food by Andrea Donsky and Randy Boyer.
New studies are shining a rather harsh light on the FDA, following the administration’s dismissive reaction to the dangerously high levels of arsenic Dr. Oz discovered in apple and grape juices. But new findings in a study performed by Consumer Reports show that Dr. Oz was right all along—and another study fresh from Dartmouth shows that high levels of arsenic can also be found in rice.
E! News host Giuliana Rancic recently shocked her fans with news that she has breast cancer. As she recuperates from surgery with plans to get back to work next week, we wish her the best. And we’d like to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a special segment on how a cancer diagnosis can take its toll on not just your health, but your bank account, too. These questions will help you determine if and for how long you should take a leave of absence.
According to breast cancer support groups and patients themselves, these 10 questions are best avoided. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here’s how to avoid putting your foot in your mouth—and for cancer patients, how respond to inappropriate questions. From The 10 Best Questions for Surviving Breast Cancer: The Script You Need to Take Control of Your Health, by Dede Bonner, Ph.D.
Eating your fruits and veggies may not be as simple as you think, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group. Warning consumers against the “dirty dozen” — fruits and vegetables most likely to be contaminated with pesticides — it’s an eye-opening study that highlights what really goes into the production of food, and what it means for your family’s health.
This year, 1.5 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer. Truly The Emperor of All Maladies, cancer has always been a part of our struggle against human illness. But in the past several decades, advances in research are getting us closer to controlling and overcoming the disease.
For years, the issue of nitrites has stumped passionate foodies and dedicated health scientists alike.The newest debate? The slew of nitrate-free foods flooding the market, and what exactly that means for both our food and our health.
Vitamin D has protective effects against breast and prostate cancers, multiple sclerosis, and more. Learn more about its newfound importance from Michael T. Murray, N.D., author of What the Drug Companies Won’t Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn’t Know: The Alternative Treatments That May Change Your Life — and the Prescriptions That Could Harm You.
Inspirational stories and tips for helping your husband even as you are adjusting to your body changes. From Dear God, They Say It’s Cancer: A Companion Guide for Women on the Breast Cancer Journey by Janet Thompson
Helpful tips on prosthetic options and reconstruction for women who’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer. From Dear God, They Say It’s Cancer: A Companion Guide for Women on the Breast Cancer Journey by Janet Thompson
Many cancer survivors refer to a “new normal” life. Here, tips for understanding and adjusting to your new reality, from Dear God, They Say It’s Cancer: A Companion Guide for Women on the Breast Cancer Journey by Janet Thompson