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Reading the Body

Living in my tipi in the early 1970’s, we might have said we were “tuning in to our bodies” when we tried to figure out if being a vegetarian was a good idea, or if a particular job was taking too great a toll on our health.

Can You See Us?

One thing that every woman knows is that we become almost invisible at menopause! We can walk alone with impunity because we are rarely noticed. Evidently our invisibility extends to the medical eye.

Red Meat and Breast Cancer?

The possibility of a connection between red meat and breast cancer has been scrutinized repeatedly over the last two decades, probably in an effort to give women more control over a disease that so often seems to strike without reason. For instance, although there is indeed a hereditary component to breast cancer, most women diagnosed have no family history of the disease.