I was really hoping to be done after chemo. However, the Silver Lining is that radiation is a highly targeted, highly effective way to destroy cancer cells in the breast that may stick around after surgery.
I hate shopping for clothes. I love clothes, don't get me wrong, but I just hate shopping for them. For one thing, I am not a small person.
Whatever you call them, we are obsessed with breasts. And it is not just men; many women are obsessed too, about their shape, their firmness and their size. For many, we let our breasts define us.
How many people read the vitamin story and reacted without really investigating the information? They get thwacked by a viral headline and immediately push the panic button.
Over yet another breakfast of medialunas (mini-croissants with sweet or savory fillings), I remain intrigued by what appears to be a break in the laws of nutritional physics here in Argentina.
The sugar or gluten present in candy can make this holiday less than enjoyable for your little one. All is not lost -- there are still many options available, regardless of the limitations he or she may have.
Nobody knows just how much of a risk toxins in our food really pose. But we're exposed to dozens, if not hundreds, of chemicals, and the effects of some multiple exposures may be more than the sum of their parts.
Forget the smog over LA -- the air indoors is worse than the air outdoors. And far worse when we add paint into the mix.
New Year's Day is the day that millions of Americans vow to lose weight. Food Day could be the day that millions of people start overhauling their diets.
We tend to think the big, bad world outside is where the unhealthy air is. But for the main source of air pollution in your life you need to look closer to home. In fact, it is your home.
Exercise is good for you. This shouldn't come as shocking news to anyone... However, like most things in life, you can get too much of a good thing when it comes to exercise.
Today I celebrate my health by lowering my breast cancer risk factors. Today I honor my breast health empowered. Today I do a breast self-exam.
I don't need a shrink because I'm already shrunk. Over the years, I've measured the ever-diminishing me. I've lost two inches in height and I can't seem to find them anywhere except in a pair of platform shoes.
You may be tucking your little one in with sneaky intruders each night -- and magic monster spray won't make them go away.
There is no Silver Bullet. What you want -- what you need -- is a healthy lifestyle.
I can hear you now: "But Richard, dieting is not a hobby!" Well, if you're taking into account the classic definition of the word "hobby," you're probably right. But that's really not my point.
I feel that the conquest of asthma, along with associated disorders where the immune system makes drastic, sometimes lethal mistakes, depends on understanding the innate intelligence in every cell.
Please remember Oct. 13 throughout year. Those of us who suffer with Stage IV breast cancer want others to become aware of our disease. In so doing, we may not have to wait another 40 years before finding a cure.
All too often, when it comes to breast cancer, we seem to get caught up in wishful thinking and forget about science. We use wishful thinking all the time when making treatment decisions.
Americans are certainly fascinated with extreme weight loss stories. But did you know that losing weight can take a toll on your skin and hair?