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Breast Cancer Risk
Check out the new interactive program that will calculate your percent risk of having Breast Cancer .

Abnormal Pap Smears -- Reading Your Results
Abnormal Pap smears don't always mean cancer. Learn about the classification system, what various results mean, and find out what is the most likely next step.

The Eczema
What is eczema and how is it treated? The low-down is just a click away.

Tamoxifen For Breast Cancer Prevention: FDA Approved, But Not Proven
The goal of breast cancer prevention is to have a longer, healthier life; not to trade a natural disease for a drug induced one. Tamoxifen was approved for breast cancer prevention in high risk women about a year ago, in spite of concerns it did just that. Was science second to press coverage? to money? Should you take it? Read about the past, present, and future of this controversial drug. You will pine for the simplicity of the hormone replacement question.

Why Do Doctors Tell Women: "It’s All In Oyur Head"?
Many women experience the problem of having their medical concerns dismissed by their doctors as being "all in your head". Find out why this happens and how to be taken seriously by your physician.

Choosing a Nursing Home
There comes a time when the care of a loved one needs to be turned over to someone else. Here are some tips on how to make this important decision.

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