Breast cancer is the number one cancer in the world today. However, brassica vegetables including broccoli have been shown to kill cancer.
The following article of mine on Breasts, Broccoli and Cancer was posted in the National Health Federation and I wanted to share it here as well. Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in the Worl
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A gastrectomy is a procedure to remove part or all of the stomach. Often, it is a treatment for stomach cancer. Here, we explore this and other uses of a gastrectomy. We also describe the procedure in
Cancer thrives on the buildup of 'nutrients' that can damage healthy cells. But can cancer cells have 'too much of a good thing?' Researchers investigate.
Dextrose is a type of sugar that comes from corn. It has a wide variety of uses, including as a sweetener in many foods and as a medical treatment for low blood sugar and dehydration. In this article,
New research investigates, for the first time, the physiological and psychological benefits of the autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) phenomenon.
Heart disease is a leading cause of death for men, who typically experience different symptoms than women. In this article, we cover the signs and symptoms of heart disease that may occur ahead of a h
Vaginal discharge often changes colors, depending on the time of the menstrual cycle. Some colors indicate that the area is healthy, while others can signal an infection or a hormonal imbalance. In th
Hypervitaminosis A is when a person has too much vitamin A in their body. This is rarely due to diet, but it can occur if a person takes too many supplements or uses certain creams for acne over a pro
A study using brain scanning technology concludes that music activates different brain areas for people who demonstrate higher levels of empathy.
Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that begins before the age of 65. Recognizing the initial symptoms can help a person seek treatment earlier and slow the progression of the dise
A new study shows, for the first time, that horses read and respond to human emotions by integrating the facial expressions with their tone of voice.
By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director We’re excited to announce our next free webinar, At Cancer’s Margins: Sexual and Gender Marginality in Cancer Health and Experiences of Care. This webinar wi
What we can learn from nature is that everything that happens is necessary Every organism is what it is because it needs to perform a set of functions to make this whole thing called nature work. Natu
By Kaunra Jaggar, Executive Director Why is a breast cancer organization working on what some people consider a climate change issue? Because fracking and dangerous drilling threatens our health, as
A new approach to Immunotherapy allows the National Cancer Institute to create a limitless number of targeted therapies in many forms. My response to their published Press Release. What blows my mind
By Lopa Pal, Development Manager As the Development Manager at Breast Cancer Action my job is to make sure that we have the resources we need to do our one-of-a-kind work. I know just how importan
The Mind Body Spirit Connection Definition by Dr. Thomas Lodi. We have to go back to Dr. Sigmund Freud when talking about the mind. Freud came up with the ID Ego and Super Ego. The ID Ego is the basi
By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director When we speak about advances in medicine, most people think of new treatments that work better than existing treatments, or maybe work as well as existing treatmen
The definition for stress is an internal friction on an object. If an object has tension on it, that causes stress. Hans Selye, who was an endocrinologist, came up with the term stress. I have my own
By Kate Frisher, Campaigns Coordinator On the 5th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling to overturn one company’s patent on the human BRCA 1 and 2 genes, we’re excited to celebrate
There is a tremendous difference in cooked versus raw food from a nutritional perspective. It’s important that people eat lots of raw vegetables. Your salad should have lots of broccoli, cabbage, ca
By Kate Frisher, Campaigns Coordinator The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the Senate’s “Right to Try” bill (S.204) TODAY. Help us stop this dangerous piece of legislation! Call
By Kate Frisher, Campaigns Coordinator ACTION NEEDED! We just learned that the House of Representatives is planning to vote as early as Tuesday on the Senate’s Right to Try bill (S.204)—a bill
By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Cancer sucks. And we know we’re not to blame for our breast cancer. That’s why we’re fighting the breast cancer industry and challenging mainstream breast ca
Why do we need plants to live because everything starts with them! Plants like what humans don’t. They like it when we die because they love our corpse. They love when we have a bowel movement. So,
By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director There’s so much that needs to be done right now to challenge the breast cancer industry. And we know that when people like you and me join together to demand a
By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Breast Cancer Action has always been a radical cancer organization—from our founders to our ever-growing community of fierce, persistent activists. That’s bec
The best intermittent fasting method is simply called healthy eating. Healthy eating is when one eats once a day. And, it’s always beneficial to skip a day or two of eating every now and then for th
Is adding oil to juice beneficial in any way? Many people are apparently advocating this practice. So, is adding oil to juice beneficial, it is if your goal is to decrease glucose absorption. Let’s
The Myth of Disease is perpetuated by the medical industry! The myth of disease will be explained in this article because I want people to truly understand there is no disease. The body does only what
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