For World Breastfeeding Week: Breastfeeding Tips & Tricks

Excerpted from TOGETHER – Every Woman’s Guide to Preventing Breast Cancer Breastfeeding for a total of one year or more (combined for all children) lowers the risk of breast cancer. It also has great health benefits for the child. Unfortunately, as natural a thing as breastfeeding is, it doesn’t always naturally fit into today’s modern […]

Practical Steps to Prevent Breast Cancer: Day 5 – Breastfeed, If Possible

It’s day five in our nine day series highlighting key steps and practical tips that can help women lower their risk of breast cancer. Previous days. _ _ _ _ Day 5 – Breastfeed, If Possible Breastfeeding for a total of one year or more (combined for all children) lowers the risk of breast cancer. It […]

Acne Prevention vs Cancer Prevention: Did the IRS Get it Wrong?

This story from the New York Times on what health promotion items get tax breaks is sure to spark some heated comments, and it should (story). The IRS has ruled that Americans can get tax breaks on denture adhesive and acne cream, but not on breast pumps and other nursing supplies because “breast-feeding does not […]