Category Archives: Health

Mammograms Still Save Women’s Lives

My son, Kevin Hail, COO of National Breast Cancer Foundation arrived at work before me today. As he walked down the hallway at our NBCF headquarters, he looked in my empty office and said aloud, “I thank God Mom got a mammogram before the age of 50.” At 34 years old, I felt a lump […]

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A Surprising Connection to Good Health

For centuries the Rosetans, a close community of Italians, forged trails to work in the marble quarries in surrounding hills of the Italian province of Foggia or cultivate the terraced fields in the valley beneath the mountain where they lived. These peasants had little hope of ever overcoming their illiterate and poverty-stricken condition. Malcolm Gladwell […]

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Stress & the Automatic Face Lift

With an upcoming video shoot at the NBCF Headquarters in a few hours, the timing was unacceptable to have a sinus cold. As I awoke with head spinning and blurry eyes, I thought, I’m going to have to stay in bed a while longer this morning to shake this loose. 11:00 – I forced myself […]

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All Stressed Up With Nowhere to Go

For years women believe they have been falsely labeled as imagining physical ailments. When I was in the doctor’s office one time, I was describing a physical problem that I had never experienced before. The doctor’s response was, “Well, you are over 40, you know.” If looks could kill, he wouldn’t be in practice today. […]

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