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Trust Your Instincts
After delivering my fourth child my OBGYN joked with me and said, if you intend on nursing her you'll never have to worry about breast cancer. For years I thought the same thing. I nursed four children, had no genetic history and was only 39 when I felt a nagging suspicion that something was wrong…
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Coverage for Genetic Testing
A woman who has inherited a harmful mutation in BRCA1 or BRCA2 is about five times more likely to develop breast cancer than a woman who does not have such a mutation. Insurance companies should not have the right to decide who gets funded for testing.
Demand Coverage. Sign the Petition.
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Though Anderson Cooper's Anderson Live has since been canceled, this was one of the best moments. Army Sergeant First Class Lucas Gratz had been deployed to Afghanistan, and his family was on the show, sending a message to him about how much they loved him. When he emerged from backstage with a bouquet of roses for his wife (and plenty of hugs for his children!) there wasn't a dry eye in the place.
The Henderson family is back with another parody! This time they have one just for Thanksgiving, based off of Megan Trainor's pop hit "All About That Bass."
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The Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act would require physicians to inform patients if they have dense breasts, in order to better serve their preventative and diagnostic healthcare needs.