Brand New Research on Breast Cancer Prevention

breast cancer awarenessBrand new research on breast cancer prevention presents strong evidence that simple lifestyle changes, like diet and healthy weight management, can significantly reduce risk, which is great news when the worldwide incidence of breast cancer has increased by more than 20% since 2008. So what do you need to do to decrease your risk?

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Ask Dr. Jen: What is estrogen’s role in breast cancer?

breast cancerI’ve received several questions lately about estrogen’s role in breast cancer. Estrogen-receptor (ER) positive breast cancer is on the rise, as is environmental exposure to xenoestrogens, which are estrogen-like compounds that exist in our environment. So how do you decrease your risk?

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Ask Dr. Jen: Two jobs, three kids, no energy

Endless Energy SaleDear Dr. Jen, I’m working two jobs, my wife works in the city twelve hours a day, and I’ve got three young kids. Between helping with homework and everything else, I’m finding myself running out of energy. I eat energy bars, protein bars, I try to go organic, and I drink coffee to get by. I don’t know if it’s from a lack of vitamins or what, but I’m running out of steam. Please help!

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