Top 10 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer |Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD

With every mammogram, I think about what I would do if diagnosed this time with breast cancer. First, I’d wig. A woman’s risk of a breast cancer diagnosis is one in eight over her lifetime. Second, I’d call the five people who matter the most: Darling Husband, Mom, Sisters, and BFF. Then I’d get all…

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BBC this morning: “A partial meltdown did occur in reactor 1.” According to BBC reporter Richard Black: “On Sunday, officials said the same thing was suspected in reactor 3 – although later, they appeared to retract this statement.” This morning I heard many conflicting reports about the worst of the nuclear situation in Japan being…

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Japanese officials insist there is no public health risk from the failing nuclear reactors in Fukushima. My read of the news: I have no idea if that is true, and suspect the opposite. The BBC is reporting this morning that one of the US aircraft carriers detected radioactive fallout 100 miles offshore from the reactors.…

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Now authorities are admitting that the nuclear crisis in Japan, predicted by my grandfather five days ago and in my first blog, is far worse than Three Mile Island, and possibly as bad as Chernobyl but as yet unclear. BBC is reporting this morning that levels of radiation are significantly above the legal limit. Radiation…

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US Surgeon General, Regina Benjamin, told NBC that buying iodide is a worthy “precaution.” She does not consider it an overreaction, and said you are right to be prepared. Meanwhile, workers at the nuclear power plants in Japan have abandoned the reactors, as reported in breaking news on the Associated Press. We have no idea at this…

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Yesterday the US Surgeon General said: Get iodide. It’s a worthy precaution. But don’t take it yet. Meanwhile, the California Department of Public Health says: Don’t take iodide. Here’s their new site of FAQ on radiation in California. The situation continues to worsen in Japan, and an MIT CNN commenter last night was . Thousands…

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We finally have news today from a US official who has independently assessed the nuclear reactors, and states the amount of radiation is “extremely high” as reported on the front page of the New York Times this morning. Not surprisingly, the US and Japan are split on the potential nuke danger. Actual measures of radiation…

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