Wednesday, August 20, 2014

PJ Hamel's Posts

Is This Underarm Lump Serious?: Five Ways to Tell

You notice a lump in your armpit – something that wasn’t there before. Don’t panic – but don’t brush it off, either. This simple checklist will help you determine whether or not to see the doctor now, or wait until later.   Did you know that your breast tissue extends up into your underarm area? And that your... Read moreChevron

Is This Breast Pain Serious? Five Ways to Tell

When is that pain in your breast “normal” – and when should you see a doctor? When is it too soon to worry – and how long is too long to wait? A checklist for understanding and dealing with breast pain.   You wake up one morning, and realize your left breast is aching.   Did you sleep awkwardly and pinch a nerve?... Read moreChevron

Eating Right: 10 Foods for Healthy Breasts

When you think breast health, you probably think avoiding breast cancer. But there’s more to healthy breasts than simply protecting yourself from cancer. Check out these foods that not only cut your cancer risk, but also build muscle, and help keep your weight down – both key goals for healthy, younger-looking... Read moreChevron

Maintaining Healthy Breasts: Your 40s

Keeping your breasts healthy and fit is a lifelong proposition. Here are some tips for maintaining healthy breasts throughout your 40s.   So, you’ve reached the big 4-0. Those wild teen years, raucous 20s, and settle-down 30s are behind you, and you’re excited to see what life going forward has in store for you.   Having... Read moreChevron

Banishing the Stigma of Cancer

How do you fight the natural stigma against a deadly disease – cancer? With sheer numbers. Thousands of cancer survivors join forces each year in an event that not only raises funds for research, but unites all of us – survivors and healthy people alike – in support and love.      What’s it like to walk in a... Read moreChevron