Author Archives: Lisa

Psychological Effect of Getting a False Positive Result from your Mammogram

Read Dr. Mercola’s article about why women who receive a false-positive diagnosis via mammography may be more likely to develop breast cancer years later, based on findings of a Danish study involving 58,000 women: Mammography False Alarms Linked with Later Tumor Risk … Continue reading

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TIME article suggesting 70% of mastectomies are not necessary

Why are women being subjected to mastectomies if, as this TIME article claims, the treatment neither lowers their risk of cancer recurrence, nor increases their chances of survival? Read this article for some answers: 70% of Mastectomies Aren’t Necessary. Here’s Why … Continue reading

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Fox News Sunday Morning Show: Are mammograms helpul or hurtful?

This 7 minute video aired on A Healthy You on Fox News this past July. In it, two medical doctors give their advice on each side of this issue, where thermography, as well as other modalities are mentioned. Watch the … Continue reading

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Canadian Study of 90,000 Women Over 25 Years

And you still find sites claiming that mammography is the gold standard when it comes to saving lives through early detection… A follow-up study, conducted in Canada involved 90,000 participants over a span of 25 years. Results support those found … Continue reading

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7 Worst Ingredients in Food

This post comes to me via Dr. Mercola’s site. I’m thinking of healthy changes I can commit to in the coming year. Small steps going in the right direction. This list seems a good place to start. I already know … Continue reading

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Dr. Mostovoy on breast cancer, thermography, and prevention

On November 12, about 340 listeners from around the world listened to Dr. Alexander Mostovoy (HD, DHMS, BCCT) speak about breast cancer and prevention, including thermography as tool to monitoring breast health. Dr. Mostovoy is the leading thermographer in Canada … Continue reading

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Examining the value of screening mammography

Recent studies, some referenced in this blog, raise concern that mammograms result in overdiagnosis and overtreatment of lumps that may never have become a problem. In this YouTube video, Dr. Gilbert Welch explains what some of the controversy raised a … Continue reading

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Antioxidant supplement overload can be ‘hazardous’

I usually look at news headlines to see what’s new. Today Canada’s CBC published an article about the dangers of taking too much antioxidant supplement… wait a minute, you mean you can take too much? I thought you couldn’t have … Continue reading

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Dr. Mercola’s article discusses narrowing the definition of “cancer”

Actually, I remember from several years ago a conversation I had with Dr. Mostovoy, who said that the term “cancer” should not include tumours that do not metastasize and, therefore, do not threaten life. How interesting to read that he … Continue reading

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Working nights increases breast cancer risk

Read this CBC news article correlating longterm night shift work with an increase in breast cancer: Night shift workers face increased breast cancer risk The new study is based on the work patterns of women from diverse occupations. The original study, … Continue reading

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