Is immunity against breast cancer on the way?

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NEWS OF a prototype breast cancer “vaccine” caused something of a stir in the media recently, with flurries of reports on how researchers at the Cleveland Clinic have come up with a jab… Continue reading

Maura Tierney returns to TV screens after cancer

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I like to check the search terms that people use to reach the JBBC blog and one of the most frequent searches is for the actress Maura Tierney. So  I thought I would… Continue reading

How to practise loving-kindness

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I read a lovely post on practising loving-kindness meditation in the Huffington Post last week.  A practice, author of the post, Marguerite Manteau-Rao “routinely calls upon when the emotions get to be too much…my… Continue reading

Real food has curves

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When is the last time you tasted a peach? Really experienced its velvety outer skin, inner succulence, and stringy pulp as it slid to the back of your mouth? Ever notice the notes… Continue reading

Time to stop worrying

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I admit that I am a chronic worrier. I live in a state of anxiety much of the time. And yet, I know the futility of worry. It is a useless emotion, which… Continue reading

Fertility hope after cancer

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Scientists have found a way to awaken dormant ovarian follicles, possibly making more eggs available for reproduction during a woman’s lifespan – more eggs would significantly raise the odds of older or infertile… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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Debbie Last week’s post on the role broccoli may play in breast cancer prevention prompted my friend Debbie to send me this delicious sounding recipe. Debbie writes:  Your post about broccoli encouraged me… Continue reading

Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day®

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Major advances in cancer prevention, early detection and treatment have resulted in longer survival. among those who have been diagnosed with cancer. However, as I have written of here many times, surviving cancer… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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Hope      Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune–without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And… Continue reading

Washing up meditation

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Anything you do with awareness is meditation. Just quietly concentrating on your own breathing is meditation. Chores are a great way of practising. Enjoy the feeling of the warm water on your hands.… Continue reading