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Breast Cancer Awareness – Reduce Your Risk Tip #4 – Exercise regularly the rest of your life

4. Exercise regularly the rest of your life.¬†Many studies have shown that regular exercise provides powerful protection against breast cancer. Aim for 30 minutes or more of moderate aerobic activity (brisk walking) five or more days a week. Consistency and … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month-Reduce Your Risk Tip#1

1. Maintain a healthy body weight (BMI less than 25) throughout your life.¬†Weight gain in midlife, independent of BMI, has been shown to significantly increase breast cancer risk. Additionally, an elevated BMI has been conclusively shown to increase the risk … Continue reading

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