Forget Halloween. . . We’ve had the scariest October EVER! First of all, I hope you and yours are safe after our horrific fires! As we all witnessed, fire plays no favorites, and every one of us was affected in some way by this tragedy. We have all been changed forever because of this … Continue reading The Autumn 2017 Newsletter
Hello and Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful Holiday Season and are having a good New Year! Now is a great time to re-focus your health priorities and commit to your self-care and we have some amazing products to help you do just that. We know how much time and energy it … Continue reading January Newsletter….Here are our favorite Products here at the Breast Center!
Hello and Happy December from your “Breast Friends”… This is a great time of year to slow down and re-establish a healthy Breast Self-Care routine and we have a wonderful new practitioner that can help you do just that! We would like to introduce you to Sarah Gardon and hope you take a moment to … Continue reading December Newsletter
According to Dr. Desaulners, following seven essential principles – which she has organized into a step-by-step educational regimen – can combat cancer while allowing you to live a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life. Essential 1: Let food be your medicine Rather than ingesting dead, toxic food, strive to consume live food – which activates … Continue reading Breast cancer truth: Recovery IS possible with the ‘seven essentials’ to vibrant health
By Dr. Mercola There’s little doubt that a bra is an important support device, particularly for women with large breasts who may suffer serious discomfort and even pain otherwise. However, wearing certain types of bras might not be in your best interest. In fact, if you’re in the habit of wearing the most popular styles, … Continue reading Can Wearing Your Bra Cause Cancer?
Don’t sweat it. Changing beauty habits, especially ones that involve underarm sweat and smell, can be quite a challenge. I have to admit that there were times in the past when I didn’t raise my hand because I wasn’t “sure.” Between the perspiration, itchy skin, and yellow stains, I was embarrassed to expose the everyday … Continue reading Antiperspirant “Pit-Falls”: Reasons to Change to Natural Deodorant
Story at-a-glance The Swiss Medical Board has recommended that no new systematic mammography screening programs be introduced, and a time limit should be placed on existing programs Their review of mammography screening found the recommendations are based on outdated studies and the benefits do not outweigh the risks to women One of the largest and … Continue reading Abolishing Mammography Screening Programs? A View from the Swiss Medical Board
In 2013, the Swiss Medical Board, an independent health technology assessment initiative, was requested to prepare a review of mammography screening. The team of medical professionals included a medical ethicist, a clinical epidemiologist, a pharmacologist, an oncologic surgeon, a nurse scientist, a lawyer, and a health economist. Two of those members, Nikola Biller-Andorno, M.D. Ph. D. and Peter … Continue reading Switzerland Medical Board Condemns Mammography Screenings: Here’s Why You Should Probably Never Get One
Whether breast cancer screening does more harm than good has been debated extensively. Earlier this year the Swiss Medical Board published a report recommending that no new systematic mammography screening programs be introduced. Here is how and why they came to this conclusion. The Swiss Medical Board is part of an independent health technology assessment … Continue reading Why Mammography Screening is being Abolished in Switzerland
No doubt, the emphasis this October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month will be on prevention, and rightly so. Recent statistics show that approximately 12% of all women in the United States will develop the disease in their lifetime. In 2016, this means about 246,660 new breast cancer cases. Unfortunately, what also comes like clockwork every … Continue reading The Best Breast Cancer Screening Options for Women (Hint: it’s Not Mammograms!)