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Sex Therapy Q and A: Breast Cancer Survivors and Sexuality

By Stephanie Buehler Sex Therapy Q&A: I’m lucky because my breast cancer treatment went well and I am in remission, but I have zero interest in sex with my partner. Will this ever get better or will I be stuck in neutral the rest of my life? Help! A: It is very common for women … Continue reading

Promotion for Porn Fights Breast Cancer?

By Jeanine L Gray This was the jest of a news item linked to Men’s health which encouraged men to watch pornhub to help fight breast cancer. Pornhub would be so kind as to give to the Susan B Koman foundation if men watched their slutty videos. Awww… isn’t that sweet? First of all enough … Continue reading

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Top Story – Dangerous Black Woman: Crystal Brown-Tatum

Danger.  So often viewed as a negative word but when used in context of being a “Dangerous Black Woman”, it emphasizes one that is a threat to stereotype, oppression and boundaries. I’ve been dangerous since the day I was born. When I look at my childhood photos, it hurts my heart to know what the … Continue reading

7 Breast Cancer Triggers And How To Avoid Them

By Veronique D Desaulniers Statistically, 1:3 women and 1:2 men will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in their lifetime. Those statistics are compelling reasons to be very proactive with your health and to understand the triggers that can lead to Breast Cancer, or any type of cancer. Cancer cannot grow in a healthy … Continue reading

4 Myths On Women’s Health Everyone Should Know

While female health has always come with its own myths, the invention has not helped the dispelling of a lot of these rumors.  Myths are dangerous, as they can cause misconceptions that lead to unsafe lifestyle choices.  Women should be aware that there are myths when it comes to breast cancer, hysterectomies, and pregnancy.  Separating … Continue reading

7 Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer

By Valerie Martinez We’d all love for there to be a magical pill we could take or a food that we could add to our diet that would – poof! – make our risk of cancer disappear. While that’s not available to us yet, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk and … Continue reading

Top Story: My Thoughts On Angelina Jolie’s Double Mastectomy

I applaud Angelina Jolie and any other woman for taking the necessary medical steps to live a longer and healthier life for her family and Cancer is a HUGE deal so don’t think I am making light of it, but if I hear one more person give her kudos for having her breasts removed because … Continue reading

Is There A Link Between Wearing A Bra And Breast Cancer?

While every woman wears a variety of different bras depending on her outfit and the amount of support she needs, there are certain things about bras that she should consider in order to maintain her breast health. You may or may not have heard about a potential connection between bras and breast cancer, but this … Continue reading

Did You Know There’s More Than One Type of Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer has different types. In most cases, the different types of breast cancer are named after the various features of the disease. Usually, the type of breast cancer is named after where the disease began. For example, with the invasive ductal carcinoma, this type of cancer began on the milk duct. Other types of … Continue reading

Humorous Breast Cancer Reads

If laughter truly is the best medicine then these hilarious books are not to be missed. Cancer can be a difficult topic to discuss, and as a friend it may be hard to think of an appropriate get well present for a breast cancer patient. The books listed below use humor to tackle one of … Continue reading

How You Can Help in the Battle Against Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a devastating disease that affects the lives of countless women each year. According to the National Cancer Institute, it’s estimated that 226,870 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and 39,510 women will lose the battle against breast cancer in 2012. While these numbers are shocking and not easy to fathom, breast … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Spotlight: Video – Pink Butterfly by Shyan Selah

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Women’s History Month Spotlight: Andrea Nugent

Name and occupation: Andrea Nugent – Author of Mommy is Still Mommy: Cancer Can’t Change That and The Road to Prosperity: Let Your Passion Lead the Way, Founder of B.i.o.n.i.c. Girls, Inc. (a non-profit breast cancer organization). What do you love most about being a woman? I love the fact that I truly understand the … Continue reading

Funniest Book Ever

The last time I was at a used shop I picked up this book by this guy I never heard of called Ned Vizzini.  The book was “Teen Angst? Naaah…”.  Just the title is enough to make you laugh.  But, honestly, I thought it might be a self help book!!!  Turned out to be one … Continue reading

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