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Your Breast Cancer and Menopause Questions Answered

“Age, or getting older, is the single greatest risk for getting diagnosed with breast cancer,” says women’s health expert Dr. Ricki Pollycove, M.D. In fact, while a 30-year-old woman has a one in 227 chance of developing breast cancer during the next 10 years, a 60-year-old woman has a one in 28 chance, according to …

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High Blood Pressure and Menopause

A few decades ago, we had a totally different definition of “high.” Today, as Baby Boomers, we often associate “high” with body temperature (translation: hot flashes), numbers when we step on the scale and, for some of us, blood pressure. While it’s easy to spot rising body temperatures (red faces and sweat-drenched clothes) and expanding …

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