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Fruit & Greens Super Salad


Is it fruit salad, or green salad? Doesn't matter how you classify it, this delightful hybrid – with its fresh and dried fruit, nuts, cheese, and fresh springtime greens – is just plain... Read moreChevron

"Can Wearing Deodorant Cause Breast Cancer?" 6 Common Myths Debunked.

Breast cancer is a scary disease. It's also a disease with no single known cause; and no surefire prevention methods. It's no wonder that, over the years, lots of myths about what might cause breast cancer have grown up, especially since the advent of the internet. Here are some of the most common "causes" of breast cancer you might hear... Read moreChevron

Do You Want Insurance Coverage of Mammograms to Continue? Speak Up Now.

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) will finalize its new recommendations around breast cancer screening and mammograms soon. The proposed update of the 2009 guidelines would result in a small but important change – one... Read moreChevron

Worried About BPA? Play It Safe.

A study published last fall on the Web site of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (a division of the National Institutes of Health and National Library of Medicine) draws an interesting (and potentially scary) connection between three... Read moreChevron

Government Set to Release Newest Mammogram Screening Guidelines

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is about to release its newest recommendations for screening mammography, the annual, routine mammograms most of us start getting once we turn 40 years old. How will those recommendations change from current guidelines?


Back in 2009, the USPSTF released... Read moreChevron