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WOMEN BEWARE: WHAT YOUR DOCTOR MIGHT NOT KNOW

I wrote my last blog Natural is Natural because it is time for everyone to realize that what

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we put on or in our bodies is so important. Coming from the cosmetic manufacturing industry, we all used parabens to preserve our products. But by the late 1990’s, a lot of buzz was being spread about the dangers surrounding parabens in skin care as well as color cosmetics. Methylparaben ,ethylparen, propylparaben, and butylparaben were commonly used. Parabens are synthetic preservatives that are being used in personal care, but also food and pharmaceuticals; allowing for longevity of the product and to meet FDA regulations.

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Look How Far We Have Come | BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Breast Cancer AwarenessBreast Cancer Awareness month, is an important time for reflection. I was thinking what I could say that hasn’t been said in the last two weeks, so I thought I would share a story with you.

When I was very small, maybe 6 or 7 years old, I remember a friend of my mother’s came to visit. I couldn’t take my eyes off her arm. It was twice the size of her left arm and I wondered how strange that looked. Mom said that she was not feeling well and she had an infection. Less than a year later, I found out Mom’s friend had passed away. She had breast cancer.

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