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Embracing Brassicas (July 21, 2014)

Put cruciferous vegetables in the spotlight and reap the nutritional—and tasty—rewards. By Laura B. Russell Most of us know that good nutrition plays a crucial role in longterm well-being, yet there... Continue Reading

Special Report: Ovarian Cancer (July 21, 2014)

Ovarian cancer is a critical women’s health issue; According to the American Cancer Society, there were approximately 21,980 new cases of ovarian cancer in 2014, and about 14,270 deaths from the disease.... Continue Reading

10-Minute Workouts, Three Times a Day for Better Health (July 14, 2014)

By Ann Bloom Life is busy. Between work and family obligations, it can be hard to find a 30-minute time slot for exercise every day—but what if you could get the exercise you needed in 10-minute increments... Continue Reading

Out from the Shadows (July 14, 2014)

Healthcare providers, mental health professionals, and affected families around the country are working hard to shine light on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. By Diana Price Six weeks after Ivy Shih... Continue Reading

What You Need to Know about Ovarian Cancer Risk, Detection, and Prevention (July 7, 2014)

By Stacey N. Akers, MD Gynecologic Oncologist Roswell Park Cancer Institute Despite encouraging treatment advances for many other types of cancer, ovarian cancer remains a challenge. One reason why: there... Continue Reading

Committed to Community (July 7, 2014)

One ovarian cancer survivor shares her personal and public journey. Dee Sparacio Hightstown, New Jersey Dee Sparacio is a scientist. She is also a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a teacher—and an ovarian... Continue Reading

Sharing the News (June 30, 2014)

Tips for communicating genetic information to family members Genetic counselor Megan Myers says that “positive genetictest results can be lifesaving information for family members. Making your relatives... Continue Reading

Personal Perspecive: A Cancer Survivor Shares Her Story of Genetic Testing (June 30, 2014)

Barri Babow Barri Babow was not surprised to learn that she had cancer. Describing her reaction to a 2010 diagnosis of triple-negative breast cancer, the Sacramento, California, tech industry program manager... Continue Reading

The Stories We Tell: Women, Cancer, and Social Media (June 23, 2014)

In this age of online communication, social media plays a bigger role in many women’s journeys. By Mia James Since its inception the Internet has played a role in healthcare. But what started as primarily... Continue Reading

Ask a Question, Change a Relationship (May 27, 2014)

By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW, ACC, CPM When you think of an important relationship in your life, do you recognize it as a living entity that is affected by the choices you make? From choosing to be... Continue Reading

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