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"The truth is," Tammy Myers said, "breast cancer isn't limited to those who have a family history, high body weight, lower activity level—to those who consume more alcohol or even those who smoke. It can attack any woman, at any age."

We all experience moments of absolute chaos. Our emotions can overwhelm us, overriding our better instincts to resist crying, striking out, running away, screaming or saying something hurtful. As a result, we feel remorse—or even embarrassment—when our strong emotions subside. Practicing some basic mindfulness skills daily can help us find calm when chaos strikes again.

Despite advances by the medical community and advocates—and despite declining breast cancer death rates—a stubborn truth remains: More than 40,000 women and men in the United States die of breast cancer each year.

I don't know about any of you, but as a teen I totally failed in the skincare department. I had breakouts constantly. And just when I thought they were going away, a new one would start. I couldn't fight the urge to pick at the blemishes, which always made it worse. (Seriously. How hard is it to not pick at them, though?!)

With any relationship, you get to know someone better through consistent communication. Your physician is no different. Visiting your physician annually—especially when you're healthy—allows your physician to get to know you and your health better, enabling him or her to detect health concerns early on.

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