Breast cancer happens when cells in the breast begin to grow abnormally, dividing uncontrollably and building up into a mass that usually is detected as a hard lump. But what causes that to happen? Experts still aren’t totally sure what exactly is the initial spark that triggers those cell mutations that cause breast cancer—but they do know that several risk factors up your chances. Those risk factors can be broken down into two categories: lifestyle and genetic.
From power poses to leaning on friends, here's tips on how to project confidence — even if you aren't feeling it at all. It happens to the best of us: We work long hours on a project and feel confident about our ideas — until the day of the presentation, when we turn into a turtle who doesn’t want to come out of her shell. Whether nerves and anxiety are to blame or you’re just having an off day, the key is to fake it till you make it.
Welcoming a new baby can be one of the most joyous experiences in a person's life. But what if ... it's not? For many, the reality of new motherhood can paint a less rosy picture. Worldwide, 13% of women who've just given birth experience a mental disorder—most commonly postpartum depression, which can leave new moms with feelings of sadness, hopelessness and emptiness that can last for more than two weeks after delivery.