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Are the things you eat linked to cancer?

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Besides the usual suspects we worry about when it comes to our diets, should cancer be something we should add to our list of food worries?

What are different kinds of breast cancer?

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When you hear "breast cancer" it can actually mean one of several kinds of problems.

What screening tests should women have?

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Click here to see which screening tests women should have done to take precautions with their health.

Fight cancer with lifestyle changes



Making some lifestyle choices can help lower your risk of some cancers.

Treatment plan should be based on specific type of breast cancer

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Find out why some types of breast cancer have different survival rates than others.

Marathon runner fights against breast cancer

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After battling breast cancer, one woman puts back on her running shoes to fight against the disease.

My fight against breast cancer: Pamela


Listen as Pamela tells the story of her fight against breast cancer.

Breast cancer can cause symptoms other than lump


Experts explain other symptoms you should be aware of that could signal breast cancer.

Genetic testing for inherited breast cancer

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Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a double mastectomy earlier this year has other women wondering if they also should take action.

Researchers: Drugs may stop spread of breast cancer cells

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Researchers at the Mayo Clinic find that drugs used to treat blood cancers may stop the spread of breast cancer cells.


Yoga can benefit cancer survivors


Find out how yoga can benefit cancer survivors.

10 simple ways to live longer, healthier

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Would you be willing to sleep in more to add another two years to your life? Maybe floss more often in exchange for another year of living? How about having sex more often to extend your life expectancy?

Breast cancer: What to ask after diagnosis

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Learning you have breast cancer can come as a shock. After coping with the initial diagnosis and gathering support from your loved ones, there are questions you should ask your cancer-care team to make sure you are getting the information you need.

How the pink ribbon came to represent breast cancer

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When you see a pink ribbon, most people can identify that it represents a cause connected to breast cancer. But how did the pink ribbon come to be the symbol of breast cancer?

Ways to be proactive against breast cancer

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If you think you are at risk for breast cancer there are some things you can do to try to be proactive against the disease.

Lumpectomy vs. mastectomy

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When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer one of the decisions she might have to make is whether to have the tumor removed through a lumpectomy or a mastectomy.

Myth vs. truth: What to believe about breast cancer

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Find out what's true and what's a myth about breast cancer.

Friendship is important to cancer patients

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Find out how friendship and support can help cancer patients through treatment.

5 cancer-fighting foods you should be eating



Take a look at some of the foods -- including broccoli and blueberries -- that might help people fight breast cancer.

Mammogram guidelines: What's changed?

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With mammogram guidelines changing, find out when you should start getting mammograms.



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$755 for a box of 36 condoms? Maybe in Venezuela

Elementary school to make condoms available

Elementary school students in Provincetown, Mass. could be given condoms if they ask for them under a policy approved by the town’s school committee, WCVB-TV in Boston reported. The policy requires that students speak to a school nurse or other trained counselor before receiving a condom. The school district superintendent said since there is no age limit on the distribution policy she wanted to ensure that younger students requesting condoms receive information on their use.

Shortages of basic products such as corn, milk and chicken have plagued Venezuela for years, creating long lines at supermarkets and pushing inflation above 60% a year. Condoms go as high as $755 a box of 36.

Holiday food calculator

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The holidays are a time to indulge at the dinner table. But how many calories will you really be consuming during Christmas dinner?

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