Monthly Archives: March 2017

Inheriting Cancer: When the risk is in your genes

April 12 San Francisco event. Cancer might be in your DNA. Cancer-causing mutations in the BRCA gene came roaring into our collective consciousness when Angelina Jolie candidly shared her decision to undergo a double mastectomy to prevent inherited cancer. How does a BRCA mutation affect the risk of cancer for both men and women? How [...]

By |2018-11-17T09:21:16-07:00March 31st, 2017|Judys Weblog|0 Comments

How a Community Affects Social Determinants of Health

I’ve been a volunteer for health organizations such as the Red Cross, hospitals, and community non-profits that served women and children since I was 12. Traditionally, the Y is associated with physical fitness and health activities for children. Their mission is to strengthen communities through development of youth, healthy living, and social responsibility. Recently, I visited [...]

By |2018-11-17T09:21:17-07:00March 8th, 2017|Judys Weblog|0 Comments