Bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder are two different conditions that are often confused with each other because both include some similar symptoms. Identifying which disorder ...

AnneMarie commented on Denise DeWitt's post How to Identify Bipolar and Borderline Personality Disorders

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Up to date pros and cons about prophylactic mastectomy or uterine/tubal removal when faced with knowing one is a carrier. What are the present opinions in the med/surg field regarding this?

AnneMarie commented on Anonymous' post Prophlactic surgery for those with BRCA 1 or 2 genes

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I'm sharing this story in every arena I can find. I don't understand why this isn't all over the media. This appears on my personal blog: The story finally has legs. They are wobbly but they ...

AnneMarie commented on AnneMarie's post WHERE IS THE OUTRAGE? WOMEN IN INDIA USED AS LAB RATS

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I'm sharing this story in every arena I can find. I don't understand why this isn't all over the media. This appears on my personal blog: The story finally has legs. They are wobbly but they ...

WHERE IS THE OUTRAGE? WOMEN IN INDIA USED AS LAB RATS

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A doctor suggested that as they were small, I wait and have it monitored again in a followup mammogram and ultrasound in three months. I'm nervous about waiting. What do you advise please?

AnneMarie commented on Anonymous' post A few weeks ago my left breast became very sore and actually throbbed all of one day. A subsequent diagnostic mammogram shows an enlarged lymph node along with an 'enhanced nodule' detected on an ultrasound. Wait and monitor, or a biopsy?

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 It was the best of years, it was the worst of years.  2011.  My Life.  The Tale of Two Cities..... To be fair, I never read the novel.  To be honest, while I might LOVE ...

New Year's Resolutions Are SO 2011

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Now they say at work I am aggressive and defensive. I have had depression in the past and wonder if this is related. I stopped taking the meds cause I was feeling better and didn't feel like I ...

AnneMarie commented on Anonymous' post I am just not happy anymore. NOthing seems to make me happy

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 There are three sides to every story.  Not an unfamiliar statement to most. This may not qualify as a "story," but nonetheless, it does have the requisite "Three Sides."  Here ...

Being "Blamed" For Getting Cancer?

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As we enter what is perhaps the busiest travel time of the year, this is a little “heads up.”  If air travel is in your future and breast implants are in your chest, you’ve now been ...

BREAST CANCER PATIENTS-AIR TRAVEL "HEADS UP"

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 Here’s my disclaimer.  As I sit here putting my thoughts on paper, the television show has not aired which may be a good thing.  Or not. Tomorrow, Suzanne Somers is going to ...

AnneMarie commented on AnneMarie's post MEDICAL ADVICE FROM A CELEBRITY MAY BE BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH!

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 Here’s my disclaimer.  As I sit here putting my thoughts on paper, the television show has not aired which may be a good thing.  Or not. Tomorrow, Suzanne Somers is going to ...

MEDICAL ADVICE FROM A CELEBRITY MAY BE BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH!

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EmpowHER is proud to continue to partner together with the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation in order to help recruit volunteers to join their Love/Avon Army of Women initiative at ...

AnneMarie commented on Army of Women's post EmpowHER Continues to Help Recruit an Army of Women to End Breast Cancer

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I have generally accepted my doctor's recommendation that I have a hysterectomy due to a very large uterine fibroid (15 cm) that is displacing my bladder. I also have cysts on my one remaining ...

AnneMarie commented on Terri's post Due to have a hysterectomy but am scared to death after viewing a video about side effects!