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Dad has dementia. but thanks to old photo albums that Mom left behind, we can revisit the past and he can see people he still remembers. Here are several of his Vintage Memories.
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Check out these 7 great solutions for managing surgical drain bulbs. Much better than safety pins or shoestrings. Pack these in your bag - before you head to the hospital.
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7 hours of vigorous exercise a week can lower your risk for developing breast cancer. Walk, run, swim, jog, garden, or swat tennis balls - get moving to improve your health!
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My sister's husband is recovering from having both kidneys out, he's in lots of pain, but is up and walking! Here's an update.

PS - He still needs a kidney! ;-)
Tracy has Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), an inherited genetic condition. He has started dialysis and is on the transplant recipient list. He needs a new kidney. **On August 14, 2013, both of his kidneys were surgically removed.** A new kidney can come from a living donor (doctor's preference) ...
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Should DCIS - a common form of precancerous breast cells, lose the "cancer" label?
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Although she passed away 9 years ago, Dad - who has dementia - still misses her. She would have been 87. He likes vintage photos of her best.
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Take this Quiz to find out how much you know about breast cancer. Can you sort out Risk from Myth?
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Save your green until you see the Real Pink. Read the packages and labels before you get to the cash register!
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Ever wonder how your oncologist comes up with your treatment plan? They meet with a group of experts and go over the details in a meeting called a Tumor  Board.
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Breast Cancer Patients Blog Their Blues Away - Writing about your struggle actually helps you cope with depression. Find a keyboard and bang it out!
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Vitamin D and Breast Cancer Risk
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About.com Breast Cancer site provides accessible info about breast cancer prevention, treatment, and survival.
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I'm a freelance writer and breast cancer survivor. I write down-to-earth and easy-to-understand information about breast cancer. This is a good place to learn about prevention, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and survival. There is a Forum as well as pages that allow you to share your own experience. All of the info on my site is checked by an oncologist, so it is trustworthy.