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  • Babies' Bacteria Depend on Delivery

    Babies' Bacteria Depend on Delivery
    Concern about a newborn's bacterial flora is not a topic you're likely to hear discussed in the waiting room of the maternity ward — but that may change. A new study has found that the way in which babies are delivered exposes them to specific...
  • Breast density linked to cancer risk

    Breast density linked to cancer risk
    Density. It's a less obvious feature of the female breast than, say, size. But at least when it comes to good health, it's probably more important. In fact, it just might be the greatest cancer risk you've never heard of. Study after study has found...
  • Optimism can help, hinder patients

    Optimism can help, hinder patients
    In 2004, New York's Shelley Contin-Hubbs was diagnosed with the most advanced stage of breast cancer; two different doctors told her she could have as little as six months to live. Contin-Hubbs found a third physician, one who was as optimistic and...
  • Moving through midlife

    Moving through midlife
    Hot flashes. Headaches. A tummy that won't go away no matter how many crunches you do. Menopause can be especially vexing for women trying to lose weight. As their estrogen levels drop, their testosterone exerts more influence. Because of the ensuing...
  • Human breast milk does the body good

    Human breast milk does the body good
    Human breast milk is demonstrating noteworthy anti-inflammatory characteristics in the lab of E. Stephen Buescher, M.D., professor of pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Val. Inflammation is the body's response to infection, disease...
  • Help for families with cancer in their genes

    Help for families with cancer in their genes
    DETROIT - Nancy Hearshen worries much more about her daughter's future than her own chances of getting breast or ovarian cancer. Hearshen, 67, and her daughter, Rachel, 35, who live in Farmington Hills, Mich., carry a genetic mutation that...
  • When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to

    When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to
    I don't have anything against cosmetic surgery. No amount of running or iron pumping was going to do anything about the genetically programmed dark circles under my eyes, so I got those things zapped with a nuclear-powered laser that made me twitch and...
  • Nips & Tucks After Weight Loss

    Nips & Tucks After Weight Loss
    If you have sagging skin due to extreme and rapid weight loss—for example, following gastric bypass surgery—you may want to consider body contouring surgery to help you reduce, tighten, reshape and tone the excess flab and fat. What is Body...
  • Breast Cancer Impacts Partner's Mental Health

    Breast Cancer Impacts Partner's Mental Health
    A breast cancer diagnosis turned Jim and Stephanie Payne's tranquil life upside down. Stephanie remembers Jim trying to process startling news. "You know, Jim's hand is sweaty, I wonder why his hand is so sweaty and then he almost passed out in the exam...
  • Don't scoff: Men get breast cancer too

    Don't scoff: Men get breast cancer too
    Bill Rands, 67, of Grosse Pointe, Mich., is a man who had a mastectomy. An 11-year survivor of male breast cancer, the retired money manager is not shy about showing his scar or sharing his story. His openness about discussing his illness sometimes...
  • Lynn Redgrave dies at 67; member of famed acting family

    Lynn Redgrave dies at 67; member of famed acting family
    Lynn Redgrave, a member of the distinguished British acting family who became an overnight sensation playing the title character in the 1966 film "Georgy Girl" and later achieved acclaim on stage as both an actress and a writer, has died. She was 67....