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Overdue for Your Physical Exam? Four Health Tips from Oprah

2014-03-25 11:51
Physical Exam

In the April issue of "O - the Oprah Magazine" readers are reminded that many women tend to let their yearly physical exam unintentionally pass by and only see their doctor after they become sick or have discovered a new and mysterious mole. In some cases this can be a too little, too late. The writers of “O - the Oprah Magazine” tell readers that missing out on your yearly exam also means that you may be potentially missing out on detecting the warning signs of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure… and even cancer.

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Food addiction is real, affecting middle-aged women most

2014-01-25 12:41
New study suggests food addiction is real

Although there continues to be a debate surrounding the existence of so-called “food addiction”, new research from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that some women may indeed be addicted to certain foods, as opposed to just eating them because they like the taste.

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Tumors with low oxygen levels prompt spread of breast cancer

2013-12-30 08:00
Breast cancer spreads when tumors have low oxygen levels

How breast cancer spreads. Biologists from Johns Hopkins University have discovered that tumors with low levels of oxygen can trigger the spread of breast cancer, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Protect Your Young Daughter's Breasts with This One Important Tip

2013-12-16 17:30
Breast health

According to a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, your young daughter’s breasts may be at an increased risk of developing breast cancer simply by carrying her cell phone tucked into her bra. Read on to hear more about what Dr. Oz and other experts have to say about why this is especially important for young women.

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