Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Can Food Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer?

No food or diet can prevent you from getting breast cancer. But some foods can make your body the healthiest it can be, boost your immune system, and help keep your risk for breast cancer as low as possible. And no food or diet can cure cancer, though some of them may help control treatment side effects...
January 11th, 2011 | News, Opinion | Read More

VITAMIN D – THE NEWEST SUPER NUTRIENT

At one of my last endocrinologist visits, the doctor suggested I have my Vitamin D levels tested, stating that Vitamin D deficiency is nearly universal these days. What!? This is not Seattle and I don’t just live in the Sunshine State.  I play tennis, golf, run, walk the dogs, and swim, all in...
December 22nd, 2010 | 4women.com, Cancer Blogs, News, Opinion | Read More

What is this HAIR OBSESSION about??

Has anyone else out there tuned in to any of the recent Today Show series on women and hair, titled “It’s All About Hair”? I happened to catch the Thursday, June 3rd piece discussing why women are obsessed with their hair. I’d like to share some of the thoughts and responses I found myself...
June 17th, 2010 | News, Opinion | Read More

Are raw veggies healthier than cooked ones?

A study published in The British Journal of Nutrition last year found that a group of 198 subjects who followed a strict raw food diet had normal levels of vitamin A and relatively high levels of beta-carotene (an antioxidant found in dark green and yellow fruits and vegetables), but low levels of the...
April 19th, 2010 | News, Opinion | Read More

Has anyone seen Katie and Suri Holmes in a Certain Headscarf?

At four years of age the majority of kids have conquered some of life’s most important skills: talking, walking, potty training and maybe even a bit of reading and writing! If your parents are Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, however, your four year old skills may include a keen fashion sense which has...
April 3rd, 2010 | News, Opinion | Read More

18th-Century Evidence Of Possible Breast Cancer Cure

As early as 1700, Bernardino Ramazzini, the Italian founder of occupational medicine, recognised that there was one female occupation whose members were far more likely to die from breast cancer than any other – nuns. Evidence for the protective effect of having children and breastfeeding has accumulated...
March 29th, 2010 | News, Opinion | Read More

Early Detection For Pancreatic Cancer

by-Cathy Bueti. As some of you may know my father passed away in June of ’08 from pancreatic cancer. Like most patients it was diagnosed too late and he lived only a year from his diagnosis. And that was longer than they predicted when the docs gave him 8 months. He didn’t go see a doctor...
January 27th, 2010 | Life After Cancer, News, Opinion | Read More

Did early CT scans increase my son’s cancer risk?

Asked by Raheela, Colorado — My son, who is now a healthy 3-year-old, had six or seven head CT scans along with two MRIs and some X-rays for a head injury he had when he was just 11 months old. I am very concerned about this new study regarding CT scans causing risk to cancer in future. Did we...
January 4th, 2010 | News, Opinion | Read More

OBAMACARE – HEALTH BILL HAS NO CLOTHES?

HOW OBAMACARE WILL HURT YOUNG PEOPLE – By Dick Morris And Eileen McGann. A detailed analysis of the Obama health care program now before the Senate indicates that it will force big premium increases for all families especially for those under 30 years of age. The study, by the consulting firm...
December 21st, 2009 | News, Opinion | Read More

MEDICAL HAIR LOSS IN HOLLYWOOD – GET REAL!

Hollywood has a unique way of portraying real life drama with their robust budgets, effective editing, and massive make-up sessions. Marriage, divorce, birth, and death are all common elements found in today’s sitcom world. One significant life drama we don’t often see, however, is cancer. Nevertheless,...
December 15th, 2009 | News, Opinion | Read More