Eating Disorders in Older Women on the Rise

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“I can’t participate in the practicum,” Judith Shaw told her yoga instructor. She was training to become an instructor herself, but she had fallen and broken her pubic bone. “You’re going to continue to break bones if you don’t feed yourself,” the instructor told her. For Shaw, that was the moment. After a 15-year battle, […]

Moderate Weight Loss Can Decrease Breast Cancer Risk

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Could moderate weight loss lower your chance of developing breast cancer? Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center think it’s possible. The connection between obesity and breast cancer risk in women after menopause has long been suspected. Specifically, weight gain from early adulthood into the 60s has been consistently associated with risk of breast […]