The following have been identified as Breast Cancer Risk Factors You Can’t Control (from BreastCancer.org) Gender. Being a woman is the most significant risk factor for developing breast cancer. Although men can get breast cancer, too, women’s breast cells are constantly changing and growing, mainly due to the activity of the female hormones estrogen and…

The following have been identified as Breast Cancer Risk Factors You Can Control (from BreastCancer.org) For Prevention Weight. Being overweight is associated with increased risk of breast cancer, especially for women after menopause. Fat tissue is the body’s main source of estrogen after menopause, when the ovaries stop producing the hormone. Having more fat tissue…

Breast Cancer is one of the leading types of Cancer for women in the U.S.  Death rates are higher than those for any other cancer, besides lung cancer. Statistics show that 1 in 8 Women will develop invasive Breast Cancer over their lifetime.  October has been designated as “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month” in the…

by Gunta Krumins Elder Abuse doesn’t take different forms such as physical, negligence, or financial. Elder Abuse actually begins with Emotional Abuse and culminates into Elder Abuse. It involves individuals that pretend to have our elders’ best interests at heart but instead, use this pretense to conceal their real motives: to victimize them without shame,…

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Ways For Seniors To Prevent Identity Theft The Federal Trade Commission estimates that nine million Americans become victims of identity theft annually. Not only does identity theft cost victims hundreds of dollars but credit reports are inevitably damaged causing an array of consequences from lost job opportunities to denied loan applications. And identity theft can…