Back to Basics: Breast Cancer Prevention

Back to Basics: Breast Cancer Prevention By Vera Viner Are you interested in staying healthy and reducing your risk of breast cancer?  Then let’s discuss some great prevention strategies.  Some of the potential risks lie in cosmetics, cleaning appliances, food we eat,...

Cancer on the Cellular Level

Cancer on the Cellular Level By Vera Viner Cancer is defined by the uncontrolled growth of cells caused by an abnormality in cellular regulation.  Neoplasia means a new growth of tissue.  However, not all growth is cancerous; tumors may also be benign.  The typical...

Why Have Breast Cancer Rates Been on the Rise?

Why Have Breast Cancer Rates Been on the Rise? By Vera Viner Today a woman has a 1 in 8 chance of contracting breast cancer – 13%.  Death from breast cancer may be declining, but the rate of getting this disease has been steadily rising.  In fact, studies show that...

Study on Reducing BPA Levels

Study that Clarifies How to Reduce BPA Levels By Vera Viner The Breast Cancer Fund and Silent Spring Institute found that BPA levels are dramatically decreased in families who eat fresh food as compared to canned or plastic-wrapped food. The families avoided products...

Radiation Contamination: Milk

Milk in California and Washington state shows increased levels of radiation, very likely the result of exposure to radiation released from the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan. Although authorities have reassured the public that the levels of radiation in the milk...