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cancer

DIY: Best Nontoxic Sunscreeen Ever

I probably don't need to tell you that regular sunscreen is potentially full of toxins which can do more harm than good. Of course, certain organic...

I Did Everything Right And I Still Got Breast Cancer

Although cancer was a possibility, I just didn't think that it was. I wasn't a person who gets cancer.

Top Insights From The Book 'Radical

Since I wrote Mind Over Medicine, people have been telling me their stories, and none of the people who experienced spontaneous remissions...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
March 18 2014

How To Make A Healing, Nourishing Buddha Bowl

On a yoga retreat years ago I was introduced to the Buddha Bowl. A meal-sized bowl filled with simple pure food and enjoyed with deep gratitude. After...

Betsi Iris Mufson
February 21 2014

Why I Won't Let My Genetic History Of Cancer Conquer Me

I've always been anxious about my health. My mum was taken seriously ill when I was 10. I never really knew what cancer was ... I can imagine it's a...

Jenny Drew
January 24 2014

6 More Stories To Make You Believe In The Power Of Your Mind To Heal You

In 6 Stories To Make You Believe In The Power Of Your Mind To Heal You, I shared with you evidence that the mind’s thoughts, beliefs, and feelings can...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
December 5 2013

How My Father's Death Taught Me To Eat Without Guilt

It was a few weeks before Thanksgiving, the biggest (and best) food holiday, and my dad was dying. He lay in his borrowed hospice bed, with a nurse by...

Katie Haines
November 20 2013

15 Ways To Detox Your Home & Your Life

There are around 100,000 synthetic chemicals available on the market today, in everything from shampoo to cleaning products, toys to baby bottles,...

Kirsten McCulloch
November 19 2013

6 Stories To Make You Believe In The Power Of Your Mind To Heal You

My book Mind Over Medicine is full of data scientifically proving that the mind can heal—or harm—the body. But data can be dry, and sometimes what...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
November 8 2013

Why I Love Wheel Pose

When I first got serious about yoga, I would look at people doing wheel pose (sometimes called upward bow) and think, “That’s nice, but I won’t ever...

Hope Knosher
October 23 2013

How To Spot Skin Cancer

Most of us don't give a second thought to those pesky moles and freckles that crop up on our bodies over time. We're healthy, and we take care of...

11 Ways To Keep Your Home A Cancer-Free Zone

Home should be an oasis, a safe and peaceful space that promotes well-being and health. However, if you’re constantly cleaning up the house with harsh...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
August 19 2013

5 Foods To Help Protect Against Sun Damage

Here are five of the best foods to eat to provide natural, healthy sun protection.

An 8-Step Plan For Preventing Breast Cancer

Angelina Jolie, in her op-ed column in The New York Times, disclosed that she had a prophylactic double mastectomy. Jolie is the carrier of the BRCA1...

Aviva Romm, M.D.
May 19 2013

Why Angelina Jolie Did The Right Thing

Like pretty much everyone else this week, I paid a lot of attention to Angelina Jolie’s very brave decision to publicize her prophylactic bilateral...

I Had Malignant Melanoma

It could be a study in anthropology, watching people acknowledge (or not) my scar. My friends thought it was cool. The man I was seeing said it was...

Allison Beale
April 11 2013

What I Learned from Stage II Melanoma

Transformation happens when we replace fear with love.

Karen Mozes
December 15 2012

How My Sister Beat Cancer When She Was 5 Years Old

She is my reminder, on a daily basis, that we can do anything we put our mind to.

Jaime Posa
November 30 2012

Documentaries That Changed the Way I Think About Food

For me, the shift in my way of thinking about food began after I saw the movie Food, Inc. It was a big slap in the face to all my beliefs about food...

Michelle Tess
October 17 2012