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Domini Stuart
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Staying Well for Life
Staying Well for Life

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Interesting to see more research supporting  the positive effects of acupuncture – this time managing the hot flashes (or flushes as I’ve always called them). I love it when science encourages us to be a bit more broad-minded.
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It’s almost 15 years since I finished my year-long treatment for breast cancer and sent a copy of my newly-published book You can get through this! to Lyn Swinburne, founder of the young and still relatively small Breast Cancer Network of Australia…
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I feel very sorry for older women who are looking for a partner. It must be immensely dispiriting to keep on being rejected by men you consider age appropriate who are in search of women half your age. This Guardian piece tells a familiar story. Stella…
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I feel very sorry for older women who are looking for a partner. It must be immensely dispiriting to keep on being rejected by men you consider age appropriate who are in search of women half your age. This Guardian piece tells a familiar story. Stella…
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Does exercise make you eat more? It seems the answer is ‘yes’, but not for the reasons you might expect. According to the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, it has nothing to do with your body wanting to make up for burned calories and everything to do with…
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I’m all for promoting the benefits of exercise, and it’s interesting to see there’s some evidence that exercise during chemotherapy can help to shrink tumours, but I’m not impressed by the image of people running, or the glibness of the researcher when he…
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One of the joys of being a journalist is that I get to interview people that I would have little or no chance of talking to in my everyday life. And just about everyone has something interesting to say. But the real joy is coming across someone like Katy…
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Now researchers are suggesting that they may be able to tailor a ‘survival’ diet for people who have had breast cancer. But I wonder how closely we’d stick to it? We already know that regular exercise can reduce the chances of recurrence yet, according to…
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When I used to smoke 80 Marlborough Reds a day I had no fear of dying from lung cancer. I knew that it generally takes a few decades to develop, so I was confident there would be a cure by the time I needed one. Back then, most people thought of cancer…
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I woke on the sofa in the middle of the night to find a rerun of The Nanny on TV. Fran was crying and, to comfort her, the butler was putting something like cupcakes into her mouth. Apparently, one of the things that makes her so irresistible is her…
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