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In memory of Dr. Geraldine Addie Mowbray (Arnett)
Dr. Geraldine Mowbray, 97, died from Parkinson's Disease on Oct. 31, 2012 at her home.
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Rachel Naomi Remen — STORIES for DARK TIMES
Rachel Remen
Join Rachel, master storyteller and medicine woman, as she reads stories she loves from her bestselling books, Kitchen Table Wisdom and My Grandfather's Blessings, chosen especially for the darkest time of the year.
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Study: Many breast cancers may be linked with cholesterol byproduct
The Washington Post
Studies have long shown a link between obesity and breast cancer, and now scientists may have found one important explanation: a byproduct of cholesterol that fuels tumors in some of the most common forms of the disease.
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Symptoms of PTSD linked to obesity in women
Medical News Today
New research from Harvard School of Public Health suggests that women who suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder may have an increased risk of becoming overweight or obese.
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New test could help prevent unnecessary breast cancer treatment
Delaware County Daily Times
Researchers believe they have identified a molecule that could be key to preventing over-treatment of breast cancer by revealing when the early stage of the disease is likely to develop into its invasive form.
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Mood, mental performance and menopause: all hormone-related?
Los Angeles Times
For many women, the end of fertility — and the sharp drop in circulating estrogen and progesterone that comes with it — is a time of forgotten keys, tip-of-the-tongue moments with names and words, and a malaise that can morph into all-out depression.
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FDA OKs new minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins
Medscape (free subscription)
The FDA has approved polidocanol injectable foam for the treatment of incompetent veins and visible varicosities of the great saphenous vein system.
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