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Transgender Couple Photographs Their Opposite Transitions
Transgender artists Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst are transitioning in opposite directions and have captured their individual transformations in the "Relationship" series, a collection of photographs on exhibit as part of Biennial 2014 at The Whitney Museum of American Art from March 7 to May 25.
Should You Get a Mammogram?
When it comes to breast cancer, the biggest risk factor is being a woman. The second factor is getting older. The mammogram is the most basic test to screen for the disease. But for years, the debate over when to begin testing has continued, with...
Walking May Cut Breast Cancer Risk
You can't change your genes or your family history, both known risk factors for breast cancer . But a new study suggests that walking for an hour a day could cut your risk by 14 percent. The study, published today in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, followed more than
25 Breast Cancer Myths Busted
Only women with a family history of breast cancer are at risk Reality: Roughly 70 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no identifiable risk factors for the disease. But the family-history risks are these: If a first-degree relative (a parent, sibling, or child) has had or has breast
Breast Cancer Breakdown: Screening Tests
More people are surviving breast cancer , thanks in part to screening tests that detect the disease early. But less than 73 percent of women get their recommended mammograms, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A mammogram isn't recommended for everyone. The test,
Breast Cancer Breakdown: Risk Factors
One in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, but some have a higher risk than others. Certain risk factors, like age and family history, can't be changed. But others, like body weight and physical activity, are modifiable. ABC News is going pink for breast cancer awareness.
What Teens Should Expect From Their First Gynecologist Visit
Visiting a gynecologist for the first time can be awkward and embarrassing for some teens. But the visit is crucial to help them understand their bodies and lay the groundwork for future health and wellness. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends the first...
One in 1,000 Men Battles Breast Cancer
Cecil Herrin kept asking his doctor for a mammogram , but the burly construction company owner was an unlikely candidate for the breast cancer screening test. "He said nothing was wrong with me," said Herrin, recalling his doctor's dismissal of the growing lump below his right nipple. "I knew there
'Man Reminder' App Uses Hot Guys to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness
A sexy smartphone app that reminds women to check their breasts has raised eyebrows, and cancer awareness too. The app, called "Your Man Reminder," lets users pick the "hot guy of their choice" to remind them to check their breasts for signs of cancer. "We wanted a way for young women to be