Do I really need this? - Hawaii News

Do I really need this? - Hawaii News

There are 23 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Nov 25, 2009, titled Do I really need this? - Hawaii News. In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

Local doctors say "yes" despite a federal task force suggestion to delay breast screenings until age 50 By Helen Altonn POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 25, 2009 Return to Paginated View Dr.

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Lady Ninja

Kailua Kona, HI

#21 Nov 26, 2009
Another way insurance companies are trying to squeeze the cancer out of their pockets....the consumers who pay huge amounts in premiums.

Shame on insurance companies.
EUTF

Mililani, HI

#22 Nov 26, 2009
Ooops.

Since: Feb 08

Kaneohe, Hawaii

#23 Dec 4, 2009
Oahu Portagee wrote:
Instead of spending so much time and energy discussing DETECTION of breast cancer, let's focus on PREVENTING this disease! How do you reduce the risk or prevent the disease:
Regular exercise, don't smoke, don't drink alcohol, don't become overweight or obese. Eat large amounts of fruits and vegetables and whole grains. Limit meat and dairy products to no more than a few small servings per day. Eliminate processed foods, such as white flour and white sugar. Exercise every single day.
If every American woman did her part and did these things, breast cancer rates would plummet.
I do all of that yet still had stage II breast cancer at age 46. All the doctor would say was "ideopathic." Sometimes you just can't help I guess.

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