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Is Breast Cancer a Trauma?

Is Breast Cancer a Trauma?

Written by Naomi L. Baum, Ph.D.

From the moment I heard my cancer diagnosis, life as I had previously known it

abruptly ceased, and my new life began to unfold in front of me in …

What I Learned from Kicking Sugar to the Curb


After my second diagnosis of invasive ductal carcinoma, I felt I needed to change something. On top of that, my insides were not feeling the greatest. I had spent four months in Asia; my diet consisting mainly of restaurant …

Al Jazeera August 2013 Bodies

I recently wrote a piece for Al Jazeera’s August 2013 Digital Magazine on Bodies. I explore the connection and the relationship I had with my hair.

To see the article in all its glory, download Al Jazeera Magazine. It …