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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

How Breast Cancer Can Affect Fertility

Dr. Angeline Beltsos | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Angeline Beltsos

According to the American Cancer Society, there will be 232,670 new cases of invasive breast cancer diagnosed in 2014. Of those diagnoses, the majorit...

I Survived Breast Cancer Myself, But Now I'm Afraid I Passed the Gene to My Kids

Betsy Hnath | Posted 12.21.2014 | Parents
Betsy Hnath

Now when I see the traits we have in common I secretly apologize, sure that the more features we share, the more likely we share the BRCA2 also. "I'm so sorry," I whisper, tears welling, gazing at my daughter who looks most like me. "I didn't mean it."

Breast Cancer Doesn't Know It's October

Judith A. Salerno | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact
Judith A. Salerno

Every 19 seconds, somewhere in the world, a person has a new diagnosis of breast cancer. In the U.S., a woman is diagnosed every two minutes, and one dies every 13 minutes from this terrible disease. Those are shocking numbers, and behind every one of those numbers is a compelling story.

When My Mom Was Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Meg Seitz | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Meg Seitz

I was in a meeting when I saw my iPhone light up with a message. Midway through whatever I was saying, I glanced quickly to read the text out of the corner of my eye. "Mammogram came back suspicious. Have to go back next week. Love you," said Mom via that text. It was her birthday.

This Month, Think Pink... and Remember Red

Nancy Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Whether the topic is breast cancer, heart disease or any major illness, women need to be in tune with their bodies. Awareness and education are vital because they lead to prevention and early detection, two of the best tools in health improvement.

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Judy Garland's Daughters To Reunite Onstage For The First Time In 20 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.04.2014 | Gay Voices

If there's one lesson Lorna Luft learned early, it's that the show must always go on. The singer-actress and her sister Liza Minnelli share more in co...

Flash Mob Reminds New Yorkers to 'Feel Your Boobies'

HooplaHa | Posted 12.16.2012 | Good News
HooplaHa

A chain of 700 bras certainly got people passing through Union Square Park to take notice and remember, "if you got them, you got to check them!" Watch our behind-the-scenes video of the entire flash mob!

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 'There Is Hope After A Breast Cancer Diagnosis'

Eloise Caggiano | Posted 12.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Eloise Caggiano

When I think back to the fear and uncertainty I felt after being diagnosed, I also think about all that I've learned from this experience. I've learned how something good can come out of something bad.

WATCH: Gabrielle Union Reveals Personal Connection To Breast Cancer In Planned Parenthood Promo

Posted 10.02.2012 | Black Voices

For the month of October, breast cancer awareness will take center stage, the cause's ubiquitous pink ribbon signaling a call to action to help curb t...

Friday Photo: Pink

Kirsten Alana | Posted 12.21.2011 | Travel
Kirsten Alana

In my travels I've met many women going through treatment, celebrating having just completed treatment or marking a cancer-free milestone. Most of these encounters have been in a tropical place proving I'm not alone in my love for a beach.

October Is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Too

Kathleen Doherty | Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago
Kathleen Doherty

For the past 10 years my role, among many others, has been to educate the community about the impact of domestic violence. How hard can that be? The tragic truth is that most don't know what domestic violence is.

Surviving Breast Cancer: Tabitha Celine Austin Tells Her Story

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver

Tabitha Celine Austin, owner of Celine’s Designer Resale Boutique, opened her first upscale consignment shop in Aurora in early 2005 followed with a...

Eleven: Martina McBride Is Counting on This Winning Number

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.10.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

"I feel like I'm just opening up more as an artist and as a person and sharing more of myself and my personality. I feel different; I don't know if people will be able to hear a difference or not."

Which Big Car Company Is Allowing Customers To Donate Rebates To Breast Cancer?

Posted 12.01.2011 | Impact

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Chevrolet Certified Service is giving customers the option to donate their oil change and brake pa...

More Than A Pink Ribbon

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 09.21.2014 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

My mom's lasting gift to her daughters, family and friends was making cancer something you could talk about.

Thousands Race for the Cure at the Pyramids: PHOTOS

Jennifer Utz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jennifer Utz

Unlike the United States and Europe, where breast cancer is openly discussed, and self-checking and screening is common, it is extremely stigmatized in Egypt, along with much of the Middle East.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Another Reason Doctors Should Practice Emotional Intelligence

Natalie Holder-Winfield | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalie Holder-Winfield

In an age when the business of health care seems to be squeezing the empathy out of patient care, Emotional Intelligence is an invaluable tool for helping medical professionals develop trust.

Don't You Love 'Boobies' Too?

Jane Buckingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jane Buckingham

Here's your chance to show your support for all of the great research that is being done to find a cure for breast cancer.

What Yoga Can Do For Breast Cancer Survivors

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

Yoga cannot guarantee breast cancer survival. But what I learned, and what I believe my students learned is that yoga can reacquaint and reconnect you with your body.

White House Pink Ribbon Installed For Breast Cancer Awareness

Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Nearly 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year, and the White House is showing its support for National Breast Cancer Awareness Mont...

Breast Cancer: How We're Winning The War

CNNhealth.com | Jacob Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Although more than 190,000 people will get a breast cancer diagnosis this year, many of them will go on to live cancer-free lives because of improveme...

Cure? They Don't Want No Stinking Cure!

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is about organizations and corporations who prey on women when they are at their most vulnerable, when they're sick, frightened, about to lose a symbol of their womanhood. And we fall for it.