‘breast cancer awareness’

It Happened This Week: Counterclockwise, Positive Body Image in Children, Beauty Foods, and More Vitamin D

By Mary

Crabby McSlacker met Harvard social psychologist, Ellen Langer, who wrote the ground-breaking book Mindfulness, as well as a new book, called Counterclockwise.  Langer’s research on mindfulness and the “psychology of possibility” led her to believe we can use the power of the mind to do things like improve our health and reverse the physical affects of aging.  The cranky, not-particularly-optimistic […] Read more »

Counterclockwise by Ellen Langer

Weight Loss: Breast Cancer Survivors Decrease Risk of Recurrence by Losing Weight, Lowering Estrogen Levels

By Laura Brooks

Breast Cancer Awareness efforts generally focus on preventative measures for healthy women, early screening, and fundraising, but it’s just as important to emphasize ways of preventing recurrence in women who have survived the disease. Studies have linked higher estrogen levels in the body to breast cancer in women, and excess weight plays a role in elevating the hormone. “Overweight women […] Read more »

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