Tuesday, July 07, 2015
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PJ Hamel's Posts

Female Sex Hormones: What They Do and Why It Matters

Estrogen and progesterone: you've been hearing about them since you were a kid in middle-school health class. Starting during puberty, they affect your body in critical ways – and if you have breast cancer, they can mean the difference between life and death. 

 

What are... Read moreChevron

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe with a Twist

 

Everyone loves strawberry shortcake – but whose diet can afford all that fat-laden whipped cream? This version of the summer classic features a creamy, better-for-you filling that pairs perfectly with... Read moreChevron

Traumatic Breast Injuries: When to Worry, When to Wait

 

Your breast can suffer a physical injury just like any other part of your anatomy. What kind of breast injury is serious enough to see a... Read moreChevron

Pleasure Without Guilt: Banana Bliss Soft-Serve

 

Who knew it could be so simple to please ALL your friends? Everyone – including those following non-dairy, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, and/or no added sugar diets... Read moreChevron

Hormone Replacement Therapy vs. Hormone Therapy: What's the Difference?

Women are often confused by two types of hormone therapy they might encounter. The two have radically different goals – and one can be dangerous to your health, especially if you're a breast cancer survivor.

 

If you're a breast cancer newbie (or have never been through treatment), your only experience with... Read moreChevron