If You Have a Small Lump in Your Breast What Does It Usually Mean?

6Mar

If you have a lump in your breast and you are post-menopausal or it does not go away after your menstrual cycle, it always means that it is time to visit your doctor. Despite all the scary news about breast cancer, the odds are in your favor because more than 80 percent of breast lumps are not cancer. (more…)

Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt

18Jan

Today announced details of an allocation of over 2bn of capital investment for the next financial year.

Capital funding is used to acquire and modernise land, buildings and equipment in the NHS and it can only be used for these purposes. These NHS allocations represent an overall increase of 19% over 2005/06 which matches the growth in capital funding awarded for Health in the 2011 Spending Review. The overall growth in the NHS allocation is made up of a 25% increase in operational capital investment which goes directly to NHS Trusts and Primary Care Trusts and a 13% growth in strategic capital which goes to Strategic Health Authorities for larger projects. (more…)

NHS Capital Allocations Of Funding Includes

20Oct

Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt today announced details of an allocation of over ?2bn of capital investment for the next financial year.

Capital funding is used to acquire and modernise land, buildings and equipment in the NHS and it can only be used for these purposes. These NHS allocations represent an overall increase of 19% over 2005/06 which matches the growth in capital funding awarded for Health in the 2004 Spending Review. (more…)

Another Chemical-Cancer Scare Is Discredited

9Aug

One of the favorite myths of some breast cancer advocacy groups is that environmental chemicals contribute to the increased risk of breast cancer among women living in certain areas. One such area is Long Island. A new study by a group of researchers affiliated with the American Health Foundation in Valhalla, N.Y., has joined a number of other studies refuting such a link.

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